ATTENTION:

June Council Meeting Schedule Change

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting February 20, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online public meeting that will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Standard 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 March or April 2024 meetings. Meeting topics may include updates from lessees on their site survey activities within the lease sites off California.  Other OSW or aquaculture topics may be considered, as appropriate.

Meeting materials

Agenda

Canopy Wind (RWE) Slides

Atlas Wind (Equinor) Slides

Golden State Wind Slides

Meeting Recording

https://youtu.be/g8xZqOhawIM
February 20th 2024 Marine Planning Committee recording

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/999447959 

Meeting ID: 999447959

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 999447959

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.

Winter 2024 newsletter available!!

The Pacific Council’s Winter 2024 newsletter has just been released and is now available for you to dive into! To access the newsletter, simply visit the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s 2023 newsletters webpage.

Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment Review Panel meeting February 21-23, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel meeting to review the 2024 Pacific sardine stock assessment. The meeting will be co-hosted by the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center and will be held Wednesday, February 21 through Friday, February 23, 2024.  The meeting will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and will continue until 5 p.m. or until business for the day has been completed.  

This meeting will be held at the Pacific Room of the Southwest Fisheries Science Center at 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037.This meeting will be held in person but will be broadcast with 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 provide a technical review of the Pacific sardine stock assessment. The review panel will consist of at least three members of the Pacific Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee’s Subcommittee on Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) and at least one independent expert from the Center for Independent Experts. Representatives of the Pacific Council’s CPS Management Team and the CPS Advisory Subpanel will also participate in the review as advisers.

Meeting materials

Agenda

DRAFT 2024 Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment

2022 Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment Update

Accepted Practices and Guidelines for CPS Stock Assessments in 2024

Terms of Reference for CPS Stock Assessments 2022-2024

2020 Sardine Assessment Kuriyama et al

2020 STAR Panel Report

An updated model of potential habitat for northern stock Pacific Sardine (Sardinops sagax) and its use for attributing survey observations and fishery landings

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/646338499

Meeting ID: 646338499

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 646338499

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

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dr. Annie Yau (annie.yau@noaa.gov; (858) 546-7170) 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.

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.

Ad Hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting February 13, 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 Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day concludes.

Groundfish Management Team to meet online March 26, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s April 2024 meeting agenda. This meeting is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time. The meeting will adjourn when business for the day 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 GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s April 2024 meeting agenda items. The GMT will discuss items related to 2025-26 groundfish harvest specifications and management measures, and inseason management on the Pacific Council agenda, and 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/375220173

Meeting ID: 375220173

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 375220173

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 Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Groundfish Management Team to meet online February 22, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) that is open to the public. This meeting will discuss items on the Pacific Council’s March 2024 meeting agenda and will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. The meeting will adjourn when business for the day 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 GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s March 2024 meeting agenda items. The GMT is expected to primarily discuss groundfish related matters and, as time allows, they may potentially discuss ecosystem and administrative matters on the Pacific Council agenda as well. 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/488268528

Meeting ID: 488268528

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 488268528

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 Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Groundfish Advisory Subpanel to meet online February 21, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting its Groundfish Advisory Subpanel (GAP) that is open to the public. This meeting will discuss items on the Pacific Council’s March 2024 meeting agenda and will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. The meeting will adjourn when business for the day 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 GAP webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s March 2024 meeting. The GAP is expected to primarily discuss groundfish related matters and, as time allows, they may potentially discuss ecosystem and administrative matters on the Pacific Council agenda as well. No management actions will be decided by the GAP.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/433101155

Meeting ID: 433101155

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 433101155

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

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting January 23, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online public meeting. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to meet January 26, 2024

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of the Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) Groundfish Subcommittee (GFSC) to review public comments associated with the 2021 stock assessment and 2023 rebuilding analyses of quillback rockfish off California. The SSC GFSC meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in person with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. The SSC GFSC meeting will be held Friday, January 26, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) or when business for the 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 purpose of the SSC GFSC meeting is to review public comments associated with the 2021 stock assessment and 2023 rebuilding analyses of quillback rockfish off California, as provided during the November 2023 Pacific Council meeting. The review meeting will follow Terms of Reference designed for this specific review as requested by the Pacific Council, as well as SSC operational guidelines.  

No management actions will be decided by the SSC GFSC. The meeting participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the full SSC and Pacific Council at the March 2024 meeting in Fresno, California.

Meeting materials

Agenda

Terms of Reference for the additional review of quillback rockfish in California

Dr. Hilborn Presentation to Council (November 2023)

Dr. Hilborn Points on Assessment in Council and SSC Presentations

Dr. Hilborn Recommended Alternative Model Case (Zipped SSO File)

Dr. Hilborn Recommended Alternative Model Case – w/Selectivity (Zipped SSO File)

Dr. Maunder Review Comments – Final

Dr. Hilborn – Meeting Presentation File

Dr. Maunder – Meeting Presentation File

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/200653911

Meeting ID: 200653911

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 200653911

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 Marlene A. Bellman at 503-820-2414; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 414.