Federal Agencies Fisheries Summit

held February 22-24, 2023 at National Conservation Training Center

Participant Guidebook

Summit Summary


Enable improved management and conservation of aquatic species and their habitats at the landscape scale by advancing relationships and collaboration across federal agencies.


  1. Increase Understanding and Awareness of the roles, responsibilities, fisheries-related missions, and authorities, of each federal agency.
  2. Build Community:  Establish and improve federal agencies relationships and collaborative networks.
  3. Shared Agencies Vision:  Develop a shared federal agencies voice and future vision for federal trust fisheries resources.
  4. Shared Collaboration Framework:  Initiate a process to develop a collaborative federal agencies relationship framework and map alignment among federal agencies.