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Salmon Advisory Subpanel and Ad Hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup to Hold Joint Session

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) and ad hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup (LRC Workgroup) will hold a public work session Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon.  The meeting is open to the public, but is not intended as a public hearing.  Public comments will be taken as time allows.

Work session date and time

The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and will proceed until 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the work session

The SAS and LRC Workgroup will discuss items on the Council’s September meeting agenda.  Major topics include: Salmon Methodology Review, Lower Columbia Coho Harvest Matrix, and the Unmanaged Forage Fish Protection Initiative.  The SAS and LRC Workgroup may also address one or more of the Council’s scheduled Administrative Matters.  The SAS and LRC Workgroup reports and recommendations are scheduled to be presented to the Council at its September 2014 meeting in Spokane, Washington.

Work session location

The work session will be held at the following location:

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
Mt. Hood A Room
8235 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, Oregon 97220
503-281-2500
Driving Directions

This work session is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2425 at least five days prior to the meeting date.

For further information about the work session, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at 503-820-2414, or toll-free 1-866-806-7204, ext. 414.

Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup to Hold Webinar

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a webinar on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 which is open to the public.  The webinar will begin at 9 a.m. and will continue until business for the day is completed, but is expected to end no later than 2 p.m.  The STT and MEW will discuss items on the Council’s September 2014 meeting agenda.  Major topics include: Salmon Methodology Review, Lower Columbia Coho Harvest Matrix, and the Unmanaged Forage Fish Protection Initiative.  The STT and MEW may also address one or more of the Council’s scheduled Administrative Matters.

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
    http://www.joinwebinar.com
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 712-123-263
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)

Once you have joined the webinar, choose either your computer’s audio or select “Use Telephone.” If you do not select “Use Telephone” you will be connected to audio using your computer’s microphone and speakers (VolP). It is recommended that you use a computer headset as GoToMeeting allows you to listen to the meeting using your computer headset and speakers.

If you do not have a headset and speakers, you may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number 1-415-363-0079 (not a toll-free number); phone audio access code 502-677-421; audio phone pin shown after joining the webinar.

Technical Information

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps)

You may send an email to Ms. Sandra Krause or contact her at 503-820-2280, extension 419 for technical assistance.

Public Listening Station

A public listening station will also be provided at the Council office.

Pacific Fishery Management Council
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97220-1384
503-820-2280
Driving Directions

Additional information

Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the STT and MEW chairs.

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2425 at least five days prior to the meeting date.  If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at 503-820-2414; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

September 10-17, 2014 Council Meeting

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory bodies will meet September 10‐17, 2014 in Spokane, Washington to address issues related to management of groundfish, highly migratory species, coastal pelagic species, salmon, ecosystem management, and habitat matters.

Please visit the “Current Council Meeting” webpage for meeting and agenda details.