Marine Resources Committee

Marine Resources Committee

Brunswick Marine Resources Committee meetings 1st Wednesday of every month @ 7 pm in Brunswick Town Council Chambers 85 Union Street 

The Brunswick Marine Resource Committee consist of seven (7) members and two (2) alternates to be appointed by the town council. The members must include three (3) town licensed resident commercial shellfish harvesters, three (3) residents of the community who do not possess a town or state shellfish license and one (1) town licensed resident recreational shellfish harvester. One (1) alternate must be a town licensed resident commercial shellfish harvester and one (1) alternate must be a member of the community who does not posses a town or state shellfish license.

Clam Reseeding effort

 

Committee Members

Ms. Susan Olcott (Chair) ~ Non License Holder ~ Term expires 05/1/2021

Mr. Anthony Yuodsnukis (Vice Chair)~ Non License Holder ~ Term expires 5/1/2020

Mr. Scott Hawkes ~ Commercial Harvester ~ Term expires 5/1/2021

Mr. Cody Gillis~ Commercial Harvester ~ Term expires 05/1/2022

Mr. Marko Melendy ~ Non License Holder ~ Term expires 05/1/2020

Mr. Blaine Lund ~ Commercial Harvester ~ Term expires 05/1/2021

Vacancy ~ 2 Alternate members

Vacancy ~ Recreational Harvester

 

Commercial Shellfish License Information

Commercial License Time Line

Resident Commercial License Letter of Intent fillable form

Non Resident Commercial License Letter of Intent fillable form

Resident Bush Commercial License Letter of Intent fillable form

Non Resident Bush Commercial License Letter of Intent fillable form

Student License Information

 

A LIST OF HARVESTER CONSERVATION DATES IS LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE:

A licensed commercial shellfish harvester must obtain a total of ten (10) conservation credit points between May 1 and February 15 in order to remain eligible to obtain a license for the next licensing year.

Participation in any of the following activities results in the granting of conservation credit as specified:

Participation in any one (1) of the following activities shall deem a harvester eligible to receive two (2) conservation credit points per event attended:

a.         Documented attendance at a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee meeting or Brunswick Marine Resource Committee public hearing.

b.         Documented attendance at a regional or state shellfish committee meeting.

c.         Documented attendance at a shellfish conference (i.e. Fisherman’s Forum).

Participation in any one (1) of the following activities shall deem a harvester eligible to receive five (5) conservation credit points per event attended:

a.         Participation in a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee sponsored shellfish reseeding project or green crab trapping program.

b.         Participation in a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee sponsored experimental shellfish enhancement project.

c.         Participation in Town of Brunswick shellfish surveys.

d.         Participation in Town of Brunswick water quality monitoring event.

e.         Participation in an organized coastal or environmental remediation along within the Town of Brunswick.

f.          Participation in non-point pollution identification or pollution abatement projects within the Town of Brunswick.


CONSERVATION DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SPRING EACH CALENDAR YEAR