Sacramento River Fall Chinook Workgroup to meet May 1-2, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Sacramento River Fall Chinook Workgroup (SRWG) will hold an online two-day meeting Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2, 2024, which is open to the public. The meeting will start daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Time or when 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.

Meeting materials

Agenda

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the Workgroup is to develop potential improvements to SRFC assessment and management for Pacific Council consideration that would evaluate current management measures, provide a workplan to accomplish the work, and eventually provide new or updated products for Pacific Council consideration.  This meeting will likely focus on collecting and summarizing relevant information on SRFC stock status, reviewing the current models and methods used for harvest management, and identifying data gaps.  A draft outline of the workplan could be developed for discussion at the next meeting.     

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/332943534

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

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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.

For further information about the work session, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

March 2024 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.   

Coastal Pelagic Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting April 17, 2024

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 review and update the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the CPS Stock Assessment Review Process for 2025 and 2026 and Accepted Practices Guidelines for CPS Stock Assessments document. The meeting is open to the public, and will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2024 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m. Pacific 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 meeting is to (a) 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 2025 and 2026 and (b) update best practices for conducting CPS stock assessments.  Members of the Pacific Council’s CPS advisory bodies are encouraged to attend.   

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To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/174120969

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 174120969

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 503-280-2412 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.

Preliminary DRAFT March 2024 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.

Habitat Committee to hold online meeting March 26, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Habitat Committee (HC) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. This HC meeting will be held Tuesday, March 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, or until business is completed.

Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup to hold online meeting April 5, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific 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 purpose of this online meeting is for the EWG to discuss and draft the contents of a report with its recommendations for the Council Operations and Priorities agenda item that the Pacific Council will discuss at its April 2024 meeting.  

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/762811227

Meeting ID: 762811227

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 762811227

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 meeting, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 422.

Ad Hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting April 24, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad-Hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup will hold an online meeting which is open to the public. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific 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 further develop interim management measures, or a management framework, intended to address the response of Klamath River fall Chinook to the dynamic nature of the Klamath River environment and the available habitat immediately following dam removal, and post dam removal until the natural environment is stabilized and the salmon population is more predictable.  Additional discussions may include, but are not limited to, the work of the Sacramento River Fall Chinook Workgroup, future meetings, workload planning, and upcoming Council agenda items etc. may also occur. The Workgroup will provide their recommendations to the Council at their March 5-11 meeting in Fresno, California. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/126921191

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Access Code / Meeting ID: 126921191

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

Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting April 4, 2024 (CANCELLED)

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel (EAS) will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2024, has been cancelled. 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 EAS to discuss and draft the contents of a report with its recommendations for the Council Operations and Priorities agenda item that the Pacific Council will discuss at its April 2024 meeting.

Meeting materials

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/266113390

Meeting ID: 266113390

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 266113390

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 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

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

Highly Migratory Species Management Team to hold online meeting April 4th, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) is holding an online meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday April 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific TimeThis 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 HMSMT to discuss and draft the contents of a report with its recommendations for the Council Operations and Priorities agenda item that the Pacific Council will discuss at its April 2024 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/251080573

Meeting ID: 251080573

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 251080573

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 meeting, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 422.