Natural Resources Defense Council Grant



Organization - Natural Resources Defense Council
Grant Amount - $314,900
Foundation - Moore Foundation
Grant Purpose - The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will use this grant to encourage a new generation of bycatch minimization measures within the Pacific groundfish fishery. NRDC will provide information and technical analyses to facilitate Pacific Fishery Management Council decision-making to ensure the trawl groundfish DAP contains key conservation design elements. NRDC will also advocate for sound rebuilding plans for overfished species and strong bycatch mitigation measures.


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