Role and purpose
Seabird SMART Training for Skippers & Crew
Recreational Fishing Programme
International Mitigation Mentor Programme
Net mitigation workshop
Smart tuna hook
Kellian line setter
Mitigation Development Pathway
Develop your idea
Protect your idea
Prove it works
Get your mitigation used
Seabird Experience on the Interislander
Seabird SMART Awards & Recipients
Mitigation tools & practices for commercial & recreational fishers
Mitigation case studies
Sharing Worlds - seabirds and fishing Otago/Southland DVD
Sharing the Hauraki Gulf - fishers and black petrel DVD
Gone Fishin' with Seabirds - tips for recreational anglers DVD
Seabird Smart Fishing - deepwater trawl & longline DVD
Safe seabird release poster
Teacher & student resources
Northern royal albatross
Northern giant petrel
Flesh footed shearwater
Scientific papers and useful links
News & events
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Resourcefulness meets technology....
Seabird proxies woven from harakeke are currently being used on a snapper longline vessel to see whether their on-board camera can detect a seabird if caught.
Whitianga – hub of seabird-smart fishers
All Whitianga longline fishers are now trained in seabird smart fishing practices, after the Southern Seabird Solutions Trust held a second training workshop in Whitianga this month.
Seabird SMART skippers on the water in time for the new fishing year
Fishing companies Sanford Ltd, Leigh Fisheries and Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd are ensuring their bottom longline skippers fishing in FMA 1 (Fisheries Management Area 1) have attended a Seabird Smart...
Saved by the Albatross - the Wreck of the Dundonald
Interislander 'OnBoard' magazine tells tales of survival from the survivors of the Dundonald who owed their lives to the white-capped albatrosses of Disappointment Island.
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