Marine Resource Education Program workshop series (2022-2023)

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is happy to announce a two-part Marine Resources Education Program West Coast Fisheries Science & Management workshop series October 4-6, 2022 (science) and January 17-19, 2023 (management). Applications are being accepted now. Interested fishermen should apply by September 16 at (please note, the deadline has been extended). 

The Marine Resource Education Program (MREP), which was designed by fishermen for fishermen, offers an unbiased look into local fishery science and management. The MREP West Coast workshops are tailored to the region and bring together commercial, charter, and recreational fishermen with scientists and managers to learn the processes, share insights, and network in a neutral and professional setting. This workshop series will equip you with tools to participate in shaping regulatory action and in collaborative science. If you’re interested, please apply. Accepted participants will be notified by phone and email. Attending the workshop is free to all fishermen participants! MREP reimburses travel costs and pays for hotel lodging and meals.  

For more information, please contact:

General questions about the program should be directed to: Lauren O’Brien, MREP National Program Manager, (207) 228-1684 or, or visit