Keynote Announcement!

The keynote address at the Fishermen’s Forum will be jointly presented by Maine fisherman and researcher, Ted Ames and Cape Breton University researcher, Dr. Michael Orr. Ted Ames was a fisherman for 28 years and now focuses his time on fisheries research and incorporating fishermen’s knowledge into that research. Dr. Michael Orr believes that citizens can contribute greatly to research initiatives and is currently working on developing equipment that can be attached to boats so that fishermen can collect valuable data while fishing.

Ted Ames fishing Michael Orr