ATTENTION:

June Council Meeting Schedule Change

Ad Hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting December 12 and 14, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad-hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The meeting will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2023 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day concludes,  and if needed, the meeting will resume on Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day concludes.

This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss and develop preliminary recommendations to inform Pacific Council decision making at the March and April 2024 Pacific Council meetings for the 2024 salmon pre-season management process as it relates to Klamath River Fall Chinook management.  Additional discussion on Klamath River Dam removal, monitoring, hatchery production, etc. and workload planning may also occur.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 322366034

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 503-820-2412 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.

Salmon Technical Team to hold online meeting October 24, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold an online meeting and is open to the public. This STT meeting will be held Tuesday, October 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, or until business is completed. This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the meeting is for the STT to prepare for the November 2023 Pacific Council meeting. The STT will discuss items related to management items and other matters on the Pacific Council’s November agenda. No management actions will be decided by STT. The STT recommendations will be considered by the Pacific Council at their November 2023 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 634368607

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 meeting, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Groundfish and Economics Subcommittees of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting October 12, 2023

The Groundfish and Economics Subcommittees of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will convene an online meeting to review the non-trawl commercial fishery sablefish trip limit model used by the Pacific Council’s Groundfish Management Team.  The methodology review meeting is open to the public and will be held Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) or until business for the day has been completed.  This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily. 

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the groundfish methodology review meeting is a follow-up to the prior review recommendations from the May 9, 2023 meeting, which aimed to evaluate proposed data inputs, modeling approaches, potential improvements, and any other pertinent information related to the sablefish trip limit model used in commercial non-trawl fisheries management. This review is planned in preparation for the 2025-2026 biennial groundfish management cycle.  The results of this review are not considered final until reviewed by the full SSC at a future Pacific Council meeting. 

No management actions will be decided by the meeting participants. The participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and the Pacific Council at a future Pacific Council meeting.  The Pacific Council and Scientific and Statistical Committee will consider methodology review recommendations for use in informing management decisions at their November 2023 meeting in Garden Grove, California.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Groundfish Management Team Report on Updates to the Sablefish Trip Limit Model (report prepared for 12-Oct-2023 meeting)

Presentation:  2023 Methodology Review of the Sablefish Trip Limit Model; GMT Responses to SSC Subcommittee Recommendations

To attend the online meeting

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Access Code / Meeting ID: 782366937

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

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the online meeting, please contact Marlene A. Bellman at 503-820-2414; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 414.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online work session October 16-20, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a weeklong online work session that is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare materials for the 2025-2026 harvest specifications and management measures and discuss other items on the Pacific Council’s November 2023 meeting agenda.  The online work session will be held Monday, October 16, 2023, from 1 p.m. Pacific Time until business is completed for the day. The GMT will reconvene on Tuesday, October 17 through Friday, October 20, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time until business for each day has been completed. This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT meeting is to develop recommendations on the development of the 2025-2026 harvest specifications and management measures for consideration by the Pacific Council at its November 2023 meeting. The GMT will also consider new management measures proposed by the Pacific Council at their September meeting. The GMT will dedicate their session on Friday, October 20, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time to specifically discuss items on the Pacific Council’s November 2023 meeting agenda. 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 this weeklong webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.   

Meeting materials

Agenda

Friday, October 20 Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 305516155

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.

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting September 29, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online public meeting. This meeting will be held Friday, September 29, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily. 

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of this online meeting is for the MPC to consider current offshore wind (OSW) energy issues and to provide information and advice to the Pacific Council for consideration at its November 2023 meeting. Meeting topics may include Fisheries Communications Plans for the five California OSW leases and draft Oregon Wind Energy Areas.  Other OSW or aquaculture topics may be considered, as appropriate.

Meeting materials

Agenda

Meeting Recording (From Council’s YouTube Channel)

To attend the online meeting

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Meeting ID: 794541345

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 794541345

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 Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 409.

Coastal Pelagic Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting September 22, 2023

The Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to update the Accepted Practices Guidelines for CPS Stock Assessments document.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held Friday, September 22, 2023 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC CPS Subcommittee’s meeting is to update best practices for conducting CPS stock assessments.  Recommendations of SSC CPS Subcommittee members will inform the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments in 2024, which is a compilation of guidelines for CPS stock assessment scientists.  The full SSC and the Pacific Council will review the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments as recommended by the SSC CPS Subcommittee at the November Pacific Council meeting. The updated version of the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments will be posted on the Pacific Council’s website shortly after the meeting. No management actions will be decided by the SSC CPS Subcommittee.  The SSC CPS Subcommittee members’ role will be the development of recommendations for consideration by West Coast CPS stock assessment scientists.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Accepted Practices Guidelines for Coastal Pelagic Species Stock Assessments in 2024 (09/14/2023 Draft)

To attend the online meeting


Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/149633698


Meeting ID: 149633698


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


Access Code / Meeting ID: 149633698


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 Jessi Doerpinghaus at 503-820-2415; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 415.