Salmon Methodology Review Meeting to be held via webinar Tuesday, October 22

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team and Scientific and Statistical Salmon Subcommittee will hold a joint methodology review meeting.  This meeting will be held via webinar and is open to the public.

The webinar will be held Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, and will end at 4 p.m. or when business for the day has been completed.


Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the methodology review meeting is to discuss and review proposed changes to analytical methods used in salmon management.  Three topics were approved for consideration of review at the September 2019 Pacific Council meeting:  (1) Conduct the technical analysis needed to inform a change of the salmon management boundary line from latitude 40° 05′ (Horse Mountain, California) five miles north to latitude 40° 10′, (2) Examine the data and models used to forecast impacts on Columbia River summer Chinook to determine whether a change in methodology is warranted, and (3) Provide documentation of the abundance forecast approach used for Willapa Bay natural coho.

Results and recommendations from this methodology review meeting will be presented at the November 2019 Pacific Council meeting where the Pacific Council is scheduled to take final action on the proposals.  A draft of the updated Fishery Regulation Assessment Model user manual provided by the Pacific Council’s Model Evaluation Workgroup may also be discussed.  If time and interest allows, additional topics may be discussed, including, but not limited to, future Pacific Council agenda items.

To attend the webinar

  1. Join the webinar by visiting this link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 439-088-851
  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 (1-415-655-0052)
  5. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code (714-668-149)
  6. Enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar).

NOTE: We have disabled Mic/Speakers as on option and require all participants to use a telephone or cell phone to participate.

Technical information

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 10, 8, 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 (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
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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.

For further information about the meetings, please contact Ms. Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.