Happy 40th Birthday Magnuson-Stevens Act (1976-2016)
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the landmark law that laid the foundation for our fisheries management system, recognized today as one of the world’s most effective.
- Check out the blog post by NOAA Administrator
Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, who takes a look back to where it began and how far we’ve come.
- Read The Governance of Fish: Forty Years under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, a message from Sam Rauch, Deputy Assistant Administrator, examining the role of the Fishery Management Councils.
- Watch a video on our Journey to Sustainable Fisheries over the past 40 years.
- Bookmark our MSA40 Website to check out new stories added through the week and all this month