ATTENTION:

June Council Meeting Schedule Change

Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup to hold online meeting December 4, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Monday, December 4, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Time, or until 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 purpose of this online EWG meeting is to review Pacific Council guidance on further work on its Fishery Ecosystem Plan Initiative addressing the provision of ecosystem and climate information in its management processes. Based on this review, the EWG will consider what activities it wishes to develop further as part of this initiative. It will report its recommendations to the Pacific Council at its March 2024 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/483068518

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 483068518

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

Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting November 20, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Monday, November 20, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Standard 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 KRWG consideration and discussion of preliminary recommendations to inform Council decision making for the 2024 salmon pre-season management process.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/427736759

Meeting ID: 427736759

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 427736759

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; 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 503-820-2412 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.

Habitat Committee to hold online meeting October 24-25, 2023

The primary purpose of the meeting is for the HC to prepare for the November 2023 Pacific Council meeting. The HC will discuss items related to management items and other matters on the Pacific Council’s November agenda. No management actions will be decided by HC. The HC recommendations will be considered by the Pacific Council at their November 2023 meeting.

Salmon Technical Team to hold online meeting October 24, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold an online meeting and is open to the public. This STT meeting will be held Tuesday, October 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pacific Daylight 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 primary purpose of the meeting is for the STT to prepare for the November 2023 Pacific Council meeting. The STT will discuss items related to management items and other matters on the Pacific Council’s November agenda. No management actions will be decided by STT. The STT recommendations will be considered by the Pacific Council at their November 2023 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/634368607

Meeting ID: 634368607

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 634368607

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

Groundfish Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting Monday, October 23, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Advisory Subpanel (GAP) to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s November 2023 meeting agenda.  Additionally, members of the Ecosystem Working Group (EWG) and Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will have a joint session with the GAP to discuss ecosystem matters. This meeting is open to the public and will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time or 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 meeting is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s November 2023 Pacific Council meeting. The GAP will discuss items related to the groundfish management items and other matters on the Pacific Council’s November agenda. Additionally, the GAP, GMT, and EWG will meet during the GAP webinar to discuss matters related to the Council’s fishery ecosystem plan initiative.  No management actions will be decided by the GAP, GMT, or EWG. The GAP, GMT, and EWG recommendations will be considered by the Council at their November or March Council (ecosystem matters) meetings.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/909056236

Meeting ID: 909056236

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 909056236

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; 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 meeting, please contact Jessi Doerpinghaus at 503-820-2415; toll free 1-866-806-7204.

Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup to hold online meeting October 26, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup (Workgroup) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, October 26, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pacific Daylight 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 Workgroup will elect a chair and vice chair and conduct other logistical business. The Workgroup will also review and finalize the draft terms of reference as needed, identify, and assign tasks and a general schedule to provide technical data and analysis to the Pacific Council. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

Background Documents for Klamath River Fall Chinook Workgroup 

KRWG Terms of Reference (June 2023) 

April 2023 

CDFW Report 1 (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Klamath Dam Removal Related Adjustments to Management Targets 

California Fish and Game Commission (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Comment on Agenda Item E.5, Sacramento and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives Scoping 

STT Report 1 (Agenda Item E.5.a) – Report on Sacramento and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives Scoping 

NMFS Presentation 1 (Agenda Item E.9.a) – Klamath River Dam Removal 

STT Report 1 (Agenda Item E.9.b) – Report on Klamath Dam Removal Update 

June 2023 

Staff Report (Agenda Item I.1) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives – Scoping Report 

Staff Presentation (Agenda Item I.1) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives – Scoping Report 

NMFS Report 1 (Agenda Item I.1.a) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives 

STT Report (Agenda Item I.1.a) – Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objectives 

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/331832899

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 331832899

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

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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 503-820-2412 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.

Groundfish and Economics Subcommittees of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting October 12, 2023

The Groundfish and Economics Subcommittees of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will convene an online meeting to review the non-trawl commercial fishery sablefish trip limit model used by the Pacific Council’s Groundfish Management Team.  The methodology review meeting is open to the public and will be held Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. (Pacific Daylight 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 groundfish methodology review meeting is a follow-up to the prior review recommendations from the May 9, 2023 meeting, which aimed to evaluate proposed data inputs, modeling approaches, potential improvements, and any other pertinent information related to the sablefish trip limit model used in commercial non-trawl fisheries management. This review is planned in preparation for the 2025-2026 biennial groundfish management cycle.  The results of this review are not considered final until reviewed by the full SSC at a future Pacific Council meeting. 

No management actions will be decided by the meeting participants. The participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and the Pacific Council at a future Pacific Council meeting.  The Pacific Council and Scientific and Statistical Committee will consider methodology review recommendations for use in informing management decisions at their November 2023 meeting in Garden Grove, California.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Groundfish Management Team Report on Updates to the Sablefish Trip Limit Model (report prepared for 12-Oct-2023 meeting)

Presentation:  2023 Methodology Review of the Sablefish Trip Limit Model; GMT Responses to SSC Subcommittee Recommendations

To attend the online meeting

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Meeting ID: 782366937

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

Access Code / Meeting ID: 782366937

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

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