Sacramento River Fall Chinook Workgroup to meet January 30-31, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Sacramento River Fall Chinook Workgroup (SRWG) will hold an online two-day meeting Tuesday, January 30 and Wednesday, January 31, 2024, which is open to the public. The meeting will start daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time or when business for the day concludes.

Committee of the Whole meeting January 18-19, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Committee of the Whole (COTW) will hold a two-day in-person work session that is open to the public. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, 2024, from 8 a.m. Pacific Standard Time until business for each day has been completed. 

This meeting is being conducted in-person 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 the Council’s fiscal status, and the alignment of Council finances with priorities and operational practices. The committee will discuss these matters in the context of the Council’s next grant period, funding from the Inflation Reduction Act, and other possible sources of Council funding. No management actions will be decided by the COTW. The COTW’s recommendations will be considered by the Council at the March Council meeting.

Meeting Materials

COTW Memo

Informational: Fast Facts

Informational: Overview and Orientation Document

Agenda Item A.1: Proposed Committee-of-the-Whole Agenda

Agenda Item A.3: Council Fiscal Status and Outlook

Agenda Item B.1: Council Priorities and Activities Categorized

Agenda Item B.2: Aligning Council Priorities with Finances

Agenda Item C.2: Overview of Inflation Reduction Act Proposals

Agenda Item D: Staff Paper Regarding Council Operations (REVISED)

Meeting Recording

These recordings do not contain official committee recommendations or conclusions. A committee report containing recommendations is forthcoming.

https://youtu.be/1PEGLVeuIig
Day 1 – 1/18/24

https://youtu.be/pGaS4SH3YPY
Day 2 – 1/19/24

To attend the online meeting

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Technical information

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

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
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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 meeting, please contact Merrick Burden at 503-820-2280; toll free 1-866-806-7204.

Ad Hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting January 11, 2024

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 Thursday, January 11, 2024 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

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/983311965

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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.

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.

November 2023 Decision Summary Document

Council Meeting Decision Summary Documents are highlights of significant decisions made at Council meetings. Fishery policy decisions made by the Council are formally transmitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) as recommendations and are not final until NMFS approval.  Results of agenda items that do not reach a level of highlight significance are typically not described in the Decision Summary Document.  For a more detailed account of Council meeting discussions, see the Council meeting record and transcripts.   

Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting November 20, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Monday, November 20, 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 KRWG consideration and discussion of preliminary recommendations to inform Council decision making for the 2024 salmon pre-season management process.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/427736759

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 427736759

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.

Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting October 26, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, October 26, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Daylight 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 Workgroup will elect a chair and vice chair and conduct other logistical business. The Workgroup will also review and finalize the draft terms of reference as needed, identify, and assign tasks and a general schedule to provide technical data and analysis to the Pacific Council. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

Background Documents for Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup 

KRWG Terms of Reference (June 2023) 

April 2023 

CDFW Report 1 (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Klamath Dam Removal Related Adjustments to Management Targets 

California Fish and Game Commission (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Comment on Agenda Item E.5, Sacramento and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives Scoping 

STT Report 1 (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Report on Sacramento and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives Scoping 

NMFS Presentation 1 (Agenda Item E.9.a) – Klamath River Dam Removal 

STT Report 1 (Agenda Item E.9.b) – Report on Klamath Dam Removal Update 

June 2023 

Staff Report (Agenda Item I.1) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives – Scoping Report 

Staff Presentation (Agenda Item I.1) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives – Scoping Report 

NMFS Report 1 (Agenda Item I.1.a) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives 

STT Report (Agenda Item I.1.a) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives 

To attend the online meeting

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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.