Salmon Advisory Subpanel and Ad Hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup to Hold Joint Session in Portland, Oregon October 15, 2014

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) and ad hoc Lower Columbia River Natural Coho Workgroup (LRC Workgroup) will hold a public work session Wednesday, October 15, 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.

The work session will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 and will proceed until 5 p.m. or until business for the day is completed.

The meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon at the following location:

Sheraton Portland Airport
Cascade A and B Rooms
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
Telephone: 503-281-2500
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The SAS and LRC Workgroup will discuss proposed revisions to the Lower Columbia River natural (LCN) coho harvest matrix and prepare for the November 2014 Council meeting. Focus topics include; a review of Council guidance from the September 2014 Council meeting, the assessment of coho impacts in Columbia River tributary fisheries, and recommendations on a final range of alternative harvest strategies for LCN coho. The SAS and LRC Workgroup may also address one or more matters on the Council’s November 2014 agenda. The SAS and LRC Workgroup reports and recommendations are scheduled to be presented to the Council at its November 2014 meeting in Costa Mesa, California.

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. Mike Burner at (503) 820-2414; or toll free 1-866-806-7204, ext. 414.