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HLS Landing in FL for the ASMFC 74th Annual Meeting

Published 11/13/2015

This month, HLS was asked to speak at the 74th ASMFC annual meeting in St. Augustine, Florida.  HLS spoke to the committee members about the ongoing project with NROC, George LaPointe Consulting and SeaPlan. This project is collecting catch and effort locations from charterboat captains from Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island. As new developments such as wind...

Harbor Light Travels to North Carolina

Published 06/10/2015

Harbor Light recently traveled to North Carolina as part of a pilot project with NOAA to collect catch and effort data from commercial fishermen. Using the SAFIS eTRIPS mobile application of the ACCSP, the fishermen collect catch, effort and biological data on each of their commercial trips, then send that data to the ACCSP data warehouse for...

HLS Chosen to Write eTRIPS Mobile For the ACCSP

Published 12/15/2014

Harbor Light Software was chosen by the ACCSP to build their catch and effort data collection application called eTRIPS mobile. This application will be built across three platforms, Microsoft, Apple and Android. eTRIPS allows fishermen to create trip reports after entering in the required fields in their trip, effort and catch categories. Trip reports, or...

HLS Teaming with the Keystone Innovation Zone

Published 10/26/2014

Harbor Light Software received a grant from the Keystone Innovations Zone to work with college students from Lehigh University in the development of an electronic fish measuring board. This effort, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, sought to develop a Bluetooth device to collect biological data using an electronic...

Harbor Light Recognized in Providence Business Journal

Published 05/29/2014

Harbor Light Software was recognized in the Providence Business Journal as part of its work with the Rhode Island Fish for the Future Cooperative. In an effort to help improve the economic viability of the charter-boat industry, the cooperative of fishermen received an grant for $86,200 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to record...