Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting August 30, 2022.

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a half-day webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to finalize discussions and analyses on groundfish items on the Pacific Council’s September 2022 meeting agenda.  This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, starting at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time and ending at 12 p.m. Pacific Time, or when business has been completed for each day.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s September 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management, ecosystem management, and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s September agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/772413254

Meeting ID: 772413254

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 772413254

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting August 31, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel (HMSAS) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, or until business is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of this meeting is for the HMSAS to familiarize its members with relevant topics to be taken up at the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting and begin considering the contents of reports the HMSAS may wish to submit to the Pacific Council. An agenda for the HMSAS meeting will be posted on the Pacific Council’s website one week prior to the meeting.

Meeting materials

Meeting materials will be posted to this page as soon as they are available.

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link:

https://v.ringcentral.com/launcher/576330740

Meeting ID: 576330740

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 576330740

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

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

Salmon Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting August 31, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will hold a meeting on August 31, 2022, in preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting.  The meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Pacific Time, or until business in completed.

Purpose of the meeting

In preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting, the SAS will discuss items on the agenda focused mainly on salmon and Pacific halibut items.  Discussions may also include additional topics as time allows, including but not limited to administrative, habitat, and ecosystem matters on the Pacific Council’s September 2022 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/561423309

Meeting ID: 561423309

One tap to join audio only from a smartphone: +16504191505,,561423309# United States (San Mateo, CA)

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 561423309

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meetings August 25 & 30, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene two half-day webinar meetings of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to initiate discussions and analyses on groundfish items on the Pacific Council’s September 2022 meeting agenda.  These meetings are open to the public. The online meetings will be held on Thursday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 30, 2022, starting each day at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time and ending at 12 p.m. Pacific Time, or when business has been completed for each day.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s September 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management, ecosystem management, and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s September agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/772413254

Meeting ID: 772413254

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 772413254

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

NMFS Draft Equity & Environmental Justice Strategy online meeting August 19, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold an online informational meeting on the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Draft Equity and Environmental Justice Strategy. This meeting will be held Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time and is open to the public.

Purpose of the meeting

NMFS is requesting comment on the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries’ Draft Equity and Environmental Justice Strategy.  This webinar will provide information about that strategy and the process moving forward. Pacific Council Advisory Body members are encouraged to attend to receive information that will be useful when they begin considering recommendations to the Pacific Council, which is scheduled to review the strategy and provide comments to NMFS at the September Pacific Council meeting. The meeting is informational and no issues discussed at this meeting will be the subject of formal action during this meeting. 

Meeting materials

Meeting materials will be posted to this page as soon as they are available.

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/798698758

Meeting ID: 798698758

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 798698758

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Jim Seger at 503-820-2416; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 416.

Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup to hold online meeting August 17, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold another joint meeting in preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Pacific Time, or until business in completed.

Purpose of the meeting

In preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting, the STT will continue to investigate the accuracy of and consider potential improvements to recent preseason effort projections produced by the Klamath Ocean Harvest Model during the preseason management process.  The STT and MEW will continue the discussion on the work required and timeline necessary to investigate the potential for improvements to forecasts of ocean exploitation rates for Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast coho salmon and also discuss the candidate topics adopted in April for the 2022 salmon methodology review. 

Discussions may include additional topics as time allows, including but not limited to administrative and ecosystem matters on the Pacific Council’s September 2022 meeting, and various salmon related topics of pertinence.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/880523623

Meeting ID: 880523623

One tap to join audio only from a smartphone: +16504191505,,880523623# United States (San Mateo, CA)

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 880523623

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting July 26, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold a public online meeting. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting
The primary purpose of this online meeting is for the MPC to discuss issues related to offshore wind energy development and NOAA Aquaculture Opportunity Areas. The MPC may discuss the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s request for comment on its Draft Fisheries Mitigation Strategy and may develop a report to the Pacific Council for consideration at its September meeting. Other marine planning topics or emerging issues may be discussed as necessary. The meeting agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website in advance of the meeting, and the meeting will be recorded for the benefit of interested parties who aren’t able to attend the meeting at its scheduled time and date.

Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup to hold online meeting July 20, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a joint meeting on July 20, 2022 in preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting.  The meeting is open to the public.  The online meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Pacific Time, or until business in completed.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting May 23-24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to complete analyses identified by the Pacific Council at their April 2022 meeting as potential 2023-2024 groundfish management measures and to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s June 2022 meeting agenda. The online meeting will be held on Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 24, 2022 starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time and ending when business has been completed for each day. This meeting is open to the public.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the GMT webinar is to complete analyses on several items, which include annual catch targets for quillback rockfish and copper rockfish off of California and to develop groundfish block area closures as bycatch mitigation.  The GMT will also prepare for the Pacific Council’s June 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Join the meeting with this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/235018092

Meeting ID: 235018092 

Or dial: 
  +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA) Access Code

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Coastal Pelagic Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting May 5, 2022

The Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting to review proposed revisions to the Terms of Reference for the CPS Stock Assessment Review Process for 2023 and 2024.  The meeting is open to the public.  The SSC CPS Subcommittee’s online meeting will be held Thursday, May 5, 2022 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 12 p.m. Pacific Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC CPS Subcommittee’s meeting is to review proposed changes to the Terms of Reference for CPS Stock Assessment Reviews that will inform the process of conducting and reviewing CPS assessments in 2023 and 2024.  Members of the Pacific Council’s CPS advisory bodies are encouraged to attend.  The Pacific Council is scheduled to adopt a public review draft Terms of Reference at their June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link:

https://v.ringcentral.com/join/084522803

Meeting ID: 084522803

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA) Access Code / Meeting ID: 084522803 for audio only

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Ms. Jessi Doerpinghaus at 503-820-2415; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.