Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat Review Committee (EFHRC) will hold a work session January 17-18, 2012. The meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon, and is open to the public.
The purpose of the work session is to continue developing the Phase I report on the review of information relevant to EFH for Pacific Coast groundfish stocks. The Phase I report is designed to compile new and newly-available information, and compare it with the suite of information that was used to establish the current groundfish EFH designations. The EFHRC is scheduled to report to the Council at its April 1-6, 2012 meeting in Seattle, Washington.
Dates/times: January 17-18, 2012. Start times are 10:00 a.m. the first day, and 8:30 a.m. the second day. The meeting will continue until 5:00 p.m. or until business is concluded each day.
The meeting will be held in Portland at the following location:
Embassy Suites Portland Airport
7900 NE 82nd Avenue
Pine II Room
Portland, OR 97220
The 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 503-820-2280, at least five days prior to the meeting date.
For further information, please contact Mr. Kerry Griffin at (503) 820-2280 ext. 409.
A draft agenda and other materials will be available in advance of the work session.