Thursday, May 14th, 2015
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a conference call that is open to the public on June 4, 2015 at 1 pm until business for the day is completed.
New! GMT Teleconference Materials
- Download the GMT Teleconference Agenda, June 4, 2015
- PowerPoint (PDF format): Salmon Bycatch in the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fisheries (NOAA West Coast Region)
Teleconference Dial-In Number
To attend the GMT teleconference, participants need to dial the following toll-free number: 1-888-283-0166 and enter the following participant code: 4432591.
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
Purpose of the Meeting
The primary purpose of the GMT working meeting is to prepare for the June 2015 Council meeting. Specific agenda topics include a review of the latest West Coast Groundfish Observer Program data; inseason adjustments to groundfish fisheries; salmon Endangered Species Act reconsultation update; and the process for adopting harvest specifications and management measures for the 2017-2018 fisheries. The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the GMT. Public comment will be accommodated if time allows, at the discretion of the GMT Chair. The GMT’s task will be to develop recommendations for consideration by the Pacific Council at its June 10-16, 2015 meeting in Spokane, Washington.
For Further Information
This listening station 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 conference call, please contact Ms. Kelly Ames at 503-820-2280, ext. 426; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.