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GSI’s Walk On The Hill talks Gulf seafood issues in 21 meetings with D.C. legislators


GSI’s Walk On The Hill talks Gulf seafood issues in 21 meetings with D.C. legislators

Gulf Seafood Institute commissioned a three-person lobby —GSI founder Harlon Pearce, board member Stan Harris, and executive director Margaret Henderson — to meet key Members of Congress, Senators and staff in 21 legislative offices about the fishery issues that impact their home states along the Gulf coast.

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GSI CONVENES TWO-DAY STRATEGIC SUMMIT; THREE PRIORITY AREAS ESSENTIAL FOR GULF SEAFOOD CHAMPIONS IN 2017


GSI CONVENES TWO-DAY STRATEGIC SUMMIT; THREE PRIORITY AREAS ESSENTIAL FOR GULF SEAFOOD CHAMPIONS IN 2017

GSI CONVENES TWO-DAY STRATEGIC SUMMIT; THREE PRIORITY AREAS ESSENTIAL IN 2017
Houston, TX — Seventeen thoughtful minds, ten newly birthed committees, and several dozen strategic initiatives…

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GSI Members Speak Out on H-2B in New Orleans Times-Picayune


GSI Members Speak Out on H-2B in New Orleans Times-Picayune

For a second time in one week, the Gulf Seafood Institute is making headlines. In an article for the New Orleans Times-Picayune three members are quoted by reporter Jed Lipinski on the importance of recently passed H-2B legislation for the survival of the Gulf seafood industry.

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GSI’s Margaret Henderson Quoted On H-2B Legislation in Baltimore Sun


GSI’s Margaret Henderson Quoted On H-2B Legislation in Baltimore Sun

The Gulf Seafood Institute’s Executive Director Margaret Henderson was quoted by Baltimore Sun reporter John Fritze in a comprehensive article on H-2B legislation recently passed in the 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

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Gulf Congressional Delegation Teams for Big Win for Gulf Reef Fish Accountability in 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act


Gulf Congressional Delegation Teams for Big Win for Gulf Reef Fish Accountability in 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act

The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act heading to the White House for a Presidential signature includes $10 million for Gulf of Mexico fisheries data collection, stock assessments and research due to the tireless efforts led by Alabama’s Senator Richard Shelby and Florida’s Representative David Jolly.

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Gulf State Managers Propose Controversial Plan for State Management of Red Snapper Fishery


Gulf State Managers Propose Controversial Plan for State Management of Red Snapper Fishery

Marine Resource Agency Directors from all five Gulf States recently held a closed meeting in New Orleans to craft a management framework removing the red snapper fishery from the control of the federal government and placing the fishery directly under state control.

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Three-Hundred Gulf Charter-for-Hire Captains Anxiously Await Voluntary Electronic Log Book Monitoring


Three-Hundred Gulf Charter-for-Hire Captains Anxiously Await Voluntary Electronic Log Book Monitoring

The implementation of electronic data capture by Gulf of Mexico charter-for-hire fisherman later this year will mean fisheries like Gulf Red Snapper will have a more accurate data source for use in future stock assessments.

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Gulf Council Faces Recreational Red Snapper Management and Other Issues


Gulf Council Faces Recreational Red Snapper Management and Other Issues

The Gulf Council recently held their first meeting of the new year in Point Clear, Alabama, a town where wealthy families from Mobile and New Orleans tried to hide from yellow fever outbreaks by escaping to the daily breeze off Mobile Bay they deemed as “good air”.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Issues First Annual Report


Gulf Seafood Institute Issues First Annual Report

Citing 2014 as a landmark year for the Gulf Seafood Institute, the organizations Executive Director Margaret Henderson touted the year as a time for tremendous growth and groundbreaking successes in the organizations recently published first annual report.

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Exciting Time To Become GSI Member


Exciting Time To Become GSI Member

According to Margaret Henderson, the energetic executive director of the Gulf Seafood Institute, this is a very exciting time at the organization that advocates on behalf of the entire Gulf seafood community and the its consumers.

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GSI’s Henderson on Biloxi’s WLOX “Midday”


GSI’s Henderson on Biloxi’s WLOX “Midday”

Representing the interests of the entire Gulf seafood community is a huge job, but the Gulf Seafood Institute is the right group at the right time. This was the message that the Gulf Seafood Institute’s Margaret Henderson conveyed to the audience of Biloxi’s WLOX “Midday”.

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Julie Packard’s Aquatic Vision Directly Impacts Gulf


Julie Packard’s Aquatic Vision Directly Impacts Gulf

With a love of the sea since college, Julie Packard has been a leader for the environmental protection of the world’s oceans and the seafood they produce. As the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, she has redefined its role as a powerful force for conservation.

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GSI Announces Membership Drive On First Anniversary


GSI Announces Membership Drive On First Anniversary

In June of 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fish Fry in Washington, D.C. became the setting for the birth what was quickly to become one of the strongest and loudest voices for the Gulf of Mexico and the seafood it produces, The Gulf Seafood Institute.

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New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf


New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf

The Gulf of Mexico seafood community is gaining Margaret Henderson, one of the strongest seafood legislative advocates on Capitol Hill, as the new voice for the Gulf as the Executive Director of GSI.

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GSI Joins Senator Mary Landrieu in Support of Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets


GSI Joins Senator Mary Landrieu in Support of Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets

New moms, and moms-to-be, should eat two to three servings of seafood each week according to a new study by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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