South of Humbug Pacific Halibut Workgroup to Hold Webinar

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) ad hoc South of Humbug Pacific Halibut Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold a webinar which is open to the public, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. until business for the day has been completed.  The objective of the meeting is to review analysis of recreational management measures designed to reduce Pacific halibut catch in southern Oregon and northern California (i.e., south of Humbug Mountain).  The Workgroup is tentatively scheduled to report their findings to the Council at their September 2013 meeting in Boise, Idaho. Public comment will be accommodated through the webinar online platform. Specifics as to the timing and method for making public comment will be announced at the beginning of the webinar.

To attend the Workgroup webinar, please reserve your seat by visiting  If requested, enter your name, email address, and the webinar ID, which is 557-684-818.  Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation e-mail message that contains detailed audio and viewing information about the event.  To only join the audio teleconference of the webinar from the U.S. or Canada, call the toll number +1 (909) 259-0023 (note: this is not a toll-free number) and use the access code 959-411-833 when prompted.

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 503-820-2280 at least five days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Ms. Kelly Ames at 503-820-2280 ext. 425; toll free 1-866-806-7204. If you need technical webinar assistance, please contact Sandra at 503-820-2419.