The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold a work session January 17-20, 2023, which is open to the public. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, January 18 through Friday, January 20 from 9 am to 4 pm Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day is completed. The meeting is tentatively scheduled to be held in-person at the Pacific Council office located at 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220; however, the venue is subject to change and may be held online.
Purpose of the work session
The STT will meet for a public work session to draft “Review of 2022 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan” and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2023 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss additional topics and work as time allows, including but not limited to the language for southern resident killer whale management measures in the salmon Fishery Management Plan, scoping for potential updates to the Sacramento River and Klamath River fall Chinook conservation objectives, southern Oregon/northern California Coast coho exploitation rate forecasts, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2023 meetings.
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.