Pre-Assessment Workshop for Lingcod and Vermilion/Sunset Rockfishes to be held online March 29, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and the National Marine Fisheries Service Northwest and Southwest Fisheries Science Centers will hold an online workshop to review data and analyses proposed to inform new assessments for lingcod and vermilion/sunset rockfishes scheduled to be conducted this year.  The workshop is open to the public. The pre-assessment workshop will be held Monday, March 29, 2021 beginning at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and continuing until business for the day has been completed, no later than 4 p.m.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting March 26, 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 April 2021 meeting agenda. This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Friday, March 26, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 12 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.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s April 2021 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative Pacific Council agenda items and may discuss ecosystem matters.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting. The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

To attend the online meeting

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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.

Habitat Committee to hold online meeting February 24, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold an online meeting of its Habitat Committee (HC) to consider information on marine planning and offshore development activities.  This meeting is open to the public.  The online meeting will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day has been completed.

Meeting materials

Agenda: Habitat Committee February 24, 2021 online meeting

C.2 Situation Summary: Marine Planning Update (from March 2021 briefing book)

Submit Public Comment on Agenda Item C.2 Marine Planning

Purpose of the meeting

Representatives of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration will present information related to the identification of Aquaculture Opportunity Areas, and representatives of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Development will provide a presentation on identifying potential offshore wind energy sites.  The HC and other Pacific Council advisory bodies will consider the information and will develop reports to the Pacific Council for its March 2021 meeting.

The HC may discuss other habitat-related issues related to the Pacific Council’s March meeting agenda, as necessary.  A meeting agenda will be posted to the Pacific Council’s website in advance of the meeting.

https://youtu.be/tRavOW0ZX7U

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

Groundfish Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting February 16, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Advisory Subpanel (GAP) will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, or until business for each day is completed.

Meeting materials

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of this meeting is for the GAP to discuss potential fishery management changes regarding non-trawl rockfish conservation area management and future implementation of fishing gear used under the Emley/Platt exempted fishing permit.  This discussion is in support of a tentatively scheduled agenda item for the April 2021 Pacific Council meeting. The GAP may also discuss other items on the Pacific Council’s March or April agenda, particularly ecosystem or administrative matters.

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Technical assistance

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 meeting, please contact Brett Wiedoff at 503-820-2424;  toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting February 17, 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 March 2021 meeting agenda. This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). The scheduled ending time for this GMT meeting is an estimate, the meeting will adjourn when business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s March 2021 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items primarily related to the Pacific Council’s groundfish management and administrative agenda items.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management. No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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Meeting ID: 149 307 0900

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Technical information

Technical details will be posted to this webpage as they become available.

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

Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup and the Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel to hold online meetings February 22 & 23, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workshop (EWG) and Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel (EAS) will hold online meetings, which are open to the public.  The EWG will hold an online meeting on Monday, February 22, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, or until business is concluded. The EWG and EAS will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, or until business is concluded.

Purpose of the meetings

The purpose of the EWG meeting is to plan and prepare for advisory body work supporting the Pacific Council’s March 2-11, 2021, meeting. This includes reviewing and discussing available meeting materials and planning work for the ecosystem management topics and other topics of interest that may arise during the Pacific Council meeting. In their joint meeting, the EAS and EWG will receive a briefing on the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Report and other topics as appropriate. A detailed agenda for these meetings will be made available on the Pacific Council website in advance of the meeting.

Agenda

To attend the online meetings

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Technical information

Technical details will be posted to this webpage as they become available.

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 online meetings, please contact  Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422;  toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

Highly Migratory Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting February 4-5, 2021

The Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to advise on a best scientific information available (BSIA) determination by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on the use of new stock assessments to determine management limit reference points and status determination criteria (SDC) for managing bigeye and yellowfin tunas. 

Salmon Technical Team work session February 16-19, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold a work session February 16-19, 2021.  The start and ending times of this work session will be determined shortly and posted to this webpage when they become available.

Agenda

Purpose of the online work session

The STT will meet online in a public work session to draft “Preseason Report I – Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations” and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries.  The STT may also discuss additional topics as time allows, including but not limited to the FMP Amendment 20, inclusion of Council-adopted southern resident killer whale management measures to the salmon FMP, potential impacts to fishery management due to COVID-19 in 2020, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2021 meetings.

To attend the online work session

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Or Telephone:

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

US: +1(623)4049000 (US West)

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+1(346)9804201

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+1(646)3573664

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Meeting ID: 149 224 4118

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

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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)

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 503-820-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

For further information about the work session, please contact Mike Burner at 503-820-2414, toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 414 or Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.