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The CFRA

The California Fishermen's Resiliency Association was formed in 2022 to represent the collective interests of California commercial fishermen when addressing the impacts of off-shore wind (OSW) and cable development on the Coast.

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Our Goals

1.   AVOID impacts on fishing grounds and in harbor areas whenever possible 

2.   MINIMIZE impacts 

  • Seasonality of OSW operations 

  • Establish OSW protocols 

  • Create 24 hour hotline w/ Independent fisheries liaison officer

  • Implement real-time impact adaptive management

3.   MITIGATE impacts that can’t be avoided or minimized

•Last step in process

•Any mitigation fees directed to create long term resilience in the fishing industry

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Accomplishing our Goals

  • Create industry-to-industry contractual agreements known as FCBAs

  • Use mitigation fees for a wide variety of infrastructure and organizational projects

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Member Associations

Crescent City Commercial Fishermen’s Association

Trinidad Bay Fishermen’s Association

Shelter Cove Fishermen’s Preservation, Inc.

Salmon Troller’s Marketing Association of Noyo

Bodega Bay Commercial Fishermen’s Association

San Francisco Crab Boat Owners Association

Half Moon Bay Commercial Fishermen’s Association

The Alliance of Communities for Sustainable Fisheries

Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara

California Wetfish Producers Association

Santa Cruz Commercial Fishermen’s Association

Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA)

Ventura County Commercial Fishermen's Association

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