Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to 4:30 p.m., or when business has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is for the MPC to discuss several issues related to offshore wind energy development, including Oregon Call Areas and future lease sales off California.  The MPC will also discuss NOAA Aquaculture Opportunity Areas and may develop a supplemental MPC report for the June Pacific Council meeting.  Other marine planning topics or emerging issues may be discussed as necessary. 

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Meeting materials will be posted to this page as soon as they are available.

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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

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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.

Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online workshop June 21-23, 2022

The Groundfish Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a workshop to develop methods for constructing abundance indices based on hook-and-line surveys.  Additionally, the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will review the Species Distribution Model in Template Model Builder.  The workshop and methodology review meeting is open to the public.  The Groundfish Subcommittee’s online meeting will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2022 through Thursday, June 23, 2022 beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee’s meeting is to develop methods and best practices for constructing abundance indices based on hook-and-line surveys in a workshop.  Recommendations of SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members will inform the 2023 Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments, which is a compilation of guidelines for groundfish stock assessment scientists.  Additionally, the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will review the Species Distribution Model in Template Model Builder (sdmTMB).  The sdmTMB model is proposed for developing relative biomass indices in future groundfish stock assessments.  The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee report of workshop and methodology review findings and recommendations will be provided to the Pacific Council and the SSC at the November 2022 Pacific Council 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
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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 online meetings, please contact Mr. John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 413.

Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting June 2, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel (HMSAS) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of this meeting is for the HMSAS to familiarize its members with relevant topics to be taken up at the June 2022 Pacific Council meeting and begin considering the contents of reports the HMSAS may wish to submit to the Council.

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

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting May 23-24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to complete analyses identified by the Pacific Council at their April 2022 meeting as potential 2023-2024 groundfish management measures and to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s June 2022 meeting agenda. The online meeting will be held on Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 24, 2022 starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time and ending when business has been completed for each day. This meeting is open to the public.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the GMT webinar is to complete analyses on several items, which include annual catch targets for quillback rockfish and copper rockfish off of California and to develop groundfish block area closures as bycatch mitigation.  The GMT will also prepare for the Pacific Council’s June 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the 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
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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.

Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup to hold online meeting May 24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a joint online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, until 4 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

In preparation for the June 2022 Pacific Council meeting, the STT will discuss the work required and timeline necessary to investigate the accuracy of and consider potential improvements to recent preseason effort projections produced by the Klamath Ocean Harvest Model during the preseason management process. 

In preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting, the STT and MEW will discuss the work required and timeline necessary to investigate the potential for improvements to forecasts of ocean exploitation rates for Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coast coho salmon.

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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
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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 503-280-2412 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.

Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team to hold online work session Wednesday, May 4, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is to discuss and potentially develop work products for the Pacific Council’s June 2022 meeting.  Topics will include the scope of Phase 2 of the essential fish habitat review and the Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy stock assessment.  Other items on the Pacific Council’s June agenda may be discussed as well.  The meeting agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website in advance of the meeting.

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Access Code / Meeting ID:  911685371

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

Coastal Pelagic Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting May 5, 2022

The Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting to review proposed revisions to the Terms of Reference for the CPS Stock Assessment Review Process for 2023 and 2024.  The meeting is open to the public.  The SSC CPS Subcommittee’s online meeting will be held Thursday, May 5, 2022 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 12 p.m. Pacific Time or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC CPS Subcommittee’s meeting 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 2023 and 2024.  Members of the Pacific Council’s CPS advisory bodies are encouraged to attend.  The Pacific Council is scheduled to adopt a public review draft Terms of Reference at their June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

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

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Ms. Jessi Doerpinghaus at 503-820-2415; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online work session Friday, April 22, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will hold an online work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Friday, April 22, 2022 starting at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and ending at 5 p.m. or when business has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee’s meeting is to review proposed changes to the Terms of Reference for the Groundfish Stock Assessment Reviews that will inform the process for conducting and reviewing groundfish assessments in 2023 and 2024.  Members of the Pacific Council’s groundfish advisory bodies are encouraged to attend. Proposed changes to the Terms of Reference were provided to the Pacific Council at their March 2022 virtual meeting, which were adopted by the Pacific Council for public review.  The Pacific Council is scheduled to adopt a final Terms of Reference at their June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee.  The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at the June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

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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
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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 John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 413.

Highly Migratory Species Management Team continues online meeting April 29, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting began Friday, April 22, 2022 and continues Friday, April 29, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of this meeting is for the HMSMT to review preliminary modeling results used to evaluate the range of alternatives for high priority protected species hard caps in the California large mesh drift gillnet fishery adopted by the Council in November 2021, consider any modifications or updates to model specifications, and discuss the contents of its report for the June 2022 Council meeting on its preliminary evaluation of the alternatives. The HMSMT also may discuss other topics of interest relevant to the June 2022 Council meeting agenda.

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

If you have additional questions regarding the online meetings, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Highly Migratory Species Management Team to hold online meeting April 22, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Friday, April 22, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time and continues Friday, April 29, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.