NMFS announces public work session (webinar) for stakeholders to provide input relative to managing the impacts to salmon from the groundfish fisheries

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces a public work session for interested stakeholders to provide input relative to managing the impacts to salmon from the groundfish fisheries. The work session will be held as a Webinar on Wednesday July 29, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, or until business for the day has been completed.

How to Participate:

To join the Webinar visit this internet link: www.gotomeeting.com/online/webinar/join-webinar and enter the Webinar ID: 110-773-275. Your name and email address are required. To join the audio, participants can use their computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP) or use their telephone: Toll: +1 (415) 655-0059; Attendee Access Code: 227-478-994. The Audio Pin will be shown after joining the webinar.

System Requirements for participation: for PC-based attendees the system requires Windows® 7, Vista, or XP; for Mac®-based attendees the system requires Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; for Mobile attendees the system requires iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet.

Background Documents:

The Webinar will be based on documents that are available online in the Council’s June 2015 briefing book under agenda item D.3. The relevant briefing book materials include:

The Council’s June 2015 briefing book is available on line at www.pcouncil.org/resources/archives/briefing-books/june-2015-briefing-book/#gfJun2015.

Additional Information:

Written comments will also be accepted via email. NMFS will be preparing a work session report to the Council for their meeting on September 9-16 in Sacramento, California. Therefore, any written comments to be considered in the report must be emailed to: GroundfishBO2015.wcr@noaa.gov, no later than noon, Pacific Daylight Time, August 7, 2015.

If you have further questions regarding the webinar, and/or the workshop content, please contact: NMFS, West Coast Region, Ms. Becky Renko at (206) 526-6110; or download the NMFS-SEA-15-17 Public Notice.

This information posted as a courtesy to NOAA WCR.