Homework #2 – EVSP330 – Fish and Wildlife Policies, Programs, and Issues
Please respond to each question below. Cited sources, including textbook references ARE REQUIRED.
Question 1. Explain what is meant by “public trust” as it relates to fisheries in the EEZ. (25 points) Be sure to cite the sources used to develop your answer.
Question 2. Summarize in detail the current (≥ 2011) status of U.S. Fisheries. Briefly describe 2 actions that can potentially improve the stocks of U.S. Fisheries. (25 points)
Question 3. Pick one stock that has changed status and discuss at least 2 explanations why it changed. (Note: You’ll likely have to find additional resources to find explanations). (25 points)
Question 4. Discuss how government policy in the US towards Native Americans exists in the present day and how it influences Native American usage of wildlife. (25 points)