Ecosystem Workgroup to Hold Webinar December 18

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold a webinar, which is open to the public, to discuss the work associated with the Climate Change and Communities Initiative.  The webinar will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or when business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the Webinar

The purpose of this webinar is for the EWG to discuss work associated with the Climate Change and Communities Initiative, which the Council has decided to embark upon.  Two tasks have been assigned to the EWG as initial steps in this initiative.  First, the EWG is organizing a series of briefings for the Council family on the potential effects of climate change on the California Current Ecosystem including fishing communities.  Second, the EWG will draft a report on major Council decision types that may benefit from information on climate change impacts.  This webinar in an opportunity for the EWG to discuss progress on these tasks and plan their completion.  Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the EWG chair.

Webinar Agenda

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 781-215-411
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)
  4. You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number 1-631-992-3221 (not a toll-free number)
  5. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 562-890-447
  6. Enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar)

Technical Information

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps)

You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 411 for technical assistance.

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
Driving Directions

Additional information

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 503-280-2411 at least ten days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the EWG webinar, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 422.