The East Coast Climate Change Scenario Planning Core Team, composed of representatives from the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and South Atlantic fishery management councils, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and NOAA Fisheries, recently hosted three webinars to introduce the Scenario Planning Initiative. Recreational anglers, commercial fishermen, researchers, coastal community planners and other stakeholders are now asked to complete a brief questionnaire to inform the team’s continued work. To participate, visit The questionnaire is open through Thursday, September 30.

Videos from the introductory webinars can be found by visiting For more information, email Toni Kerns at