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2014 State of Maine Draft Rockweed Management Plan (12/20/13 draft)

2013 State of Maine Rockweed Management Plan drafting process


2013 COBSCOOK BAY ROCKWEED HARVEST PLANS
Please see the sector map for sectors listed in each company plan.


2012 COBSCOOK BAY ROCKWEED HARVEST PLANS
Please see the sector map for sectors listed in each company plan.


2011 ROCKWEED CUTTING PLANS FOR COBSCOOK BAY
Please see the sector map for sectors listed in each company plan.


2010 ROCKWEED CUTTING PLANS FROM COMPANIES
Please see the sector map, updated March 2012, for sector locations.


2009 ROCKWEED CUTTING PLANS FROM COMPANIES


What is the seaweed buyer surcharge?
December 16th, 2009: Department of Marine Resources Marine Advisory Council votes to set the seaweed buyer surcharge at $1.50 per wet ton, which was the amount proposed by DMR and members of the seaweed cutting industry. Comments submitted.

State of Maine Department of Marine Resources webpage for communications and news about the Cobscook Bay Rockweed Management Area.

What is Maine state law and what are Maine Department of Marine Resources rules governing the cutting of rockweed?

Maine state law on seaweed cutting :

12 §6803. Seaweed permit
12 §6803-A. Seaweed buyer's license
12 §6803-B. Seaweed buyer's surcharge
12 §6803-C. Cobscook Bay Rockweed Management Area
12 §6806. Seaweed Management Fund (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 12, SECTION 6804)
12 §6807. Seaweed harvesting rules (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 12, SECTION 6805)

Maine Department of Marine Resources Rules on seaweed cutting:

a) Seaweed landings reporting

13-188 DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Chapter 8: LANDINGS PROGRAM

b) Seaweed cutting regulations

13-188 DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Chapter 29: SEAWEED

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