Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting August 31, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s September 2021 meeting agenda.  This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.  The scheduled ending time for this GMT meeting is an estimate, the meeting will adjourn when business for the day is completed.

Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team to hold online meeting August 2, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Monday, August 2, 2021, beginning at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and continuing until 4 p.m. or until business is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is to discuss the NMFS rule to implement provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) that require all Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) to establish a standardized bycatch reporting methodology (SBRM) to assess the amount and type of bycatch occurring in a fishery.  Other matters such as administrative, ecosystem, and coastal pelagic species topics at upcoming Pacific Council meetings, and the Coastal Pelagic Species Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation document may be addressed as well.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149 807 9292 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:

  •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,

  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio. If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

 Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    US: +1(213)2505700
           +1(650)2424929
           +1(346)9804201
           +1(623)4049000 (US West)
           +1(720)9027700 (US Central)
           +1(646)3573664
           +1(773)2319226 (US North)
           +1(312)2630281
           +1(469)4450100 (US South)
           +1(470)8692200 (US East)
    Meeting ID: 149 807 9292
    International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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

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 workshop, please contact Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409;  toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

Salmon Technical Team to hold online meeting August 3, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Salmon Technical Team (STT) will host an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed.

Now: Accepting Applications for Executive Director of the Pacific Fishery Management Council

The Pacific Fishery Management Council is seeking candidates to serve as its next Executive Director.  The application period is open now through August 8, 2021.  More information is provided in the Executive Director recruitment packet, which consists of a recruitment announcement and a position description. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is committed to the principle […]

June 2021 Decision Document

June 24-26, 28-30, 2021  Council Meeting Decision Summary Documents are highlights of significant decisions made at Council meetings.  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 […]

Council to hold marine planning and offshore development online meeting July 22-23, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) will hold an online meeting to consider information on marine planning and offshore development and activities, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, July 22 and Friday, 23, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time and continuing until 5 p.m. or until business is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

Representatives of the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Pacific Council will present information related to the planning process for identifying potential offshore wind energy sites in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.  Representatives of Pacific Council Advisory Bodies will consider the information presented, provide feedback and advice, and develop reports to the Pacific Council for its consideration.

Meeting Materials

Updated Agenda

PFMC-BOEM Meeting Information

BOEM PPT slides approved for public distribution

Links and other resources captured during meeting

Meeting recording now available

https://youtu.be/-c-zw2wb-hY

https://youtu.be/PVr-noXk7Wg

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 147 989 4070 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:

  •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,

  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio. If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1(213)2505700

+1(346)9804201

+1(623)4049000 (US West)

+1(650)2424929

+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

Meeting ID: 147 989 4070

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

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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

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 workshop, please contact Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409;  toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

PRELIMINARY DRAFT JUNE 2021 MOTIONS IN WRITING

Cautionary Note — These preliminary motions do not represent the final official administrative record. The motions and amendments contained in this blog are as projected on the screen at the Council meeting at the time of the Council vote and often use expedited language and references without the benefit of any final editing or proofing. They may use short-hand language or abbreviations that may not be clear without the context of verbal comments and clarifications made during their development at the meeting, or may contain inadvertent transposition errors. They have not been approved by the Council to represent the final official record of Council action. The final official record will be posted on the Council website after the Council approves the full meeting record at a future Council meeting.