Peter Huhtala will present new tools for understanding the future of the groundfish fishery at a luncheon Thursday.
Huhtala is executive director of the Pacific Marine Conservation Council, a group founded by fishers interested in cooperating with other stakeholders to improve management of the fishery.
He will speak at the 2003 Fisheries Forum Luncheon, which begins at noon in the Chinook Room of the Red Lion Inn in Astoria.
The menu features locally caught seafood. The meal and program costs $10. Call 325-6311 for a reservation.
The event is sponsored by the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce Fisheries Committee.