You Can Help Restore Menhaden


Take action to help restore the Atlantic menhaden population to sustainable levels:
  1. Attend a public hearing in your state to show support for menhaden conservation. Check the dates here: Menhaden Public Hearings Calendar / Facebook Events
  2. Contact the Menhaden Management Board explaining that the menhaden landings must be cut by 50 percent: Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Menhaden Management Board 1050 N. Highland St., Suite 200 A-N Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 703.842.0740 / Fax: 703.842.0741 [email protected]
  3. Call your Congressperson and ask him or her to support legislation to protect menhaden to fulfill the feeding needs of predators like striped bass, bluefish, humpback whales, and sharks: Find your House Representative and Senators
  4. Contact the editor of your local paper explaining why forage fish populations need to be protected through conservative management: List of Local News Papers by State
  5. Sign up to receive email updates from Menhaden Defenders and like us on Facebook: Email Signup / Menhaden Defenders on Facebook


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