Archive for May, 2016

Ad Hoc Sacramento River Winter Chinook Workgroup to Hold Webinar June 15, 2016

Friday, May 20th, 2016

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Ad hoc Sacramento River Winter Chinook Workgroup (SRWCW) will hold a webinar on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, which is open to the public.  The webinar will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will continue until business for the day is completed, but is expected to end no later than 5 p.m.  The SRWCW will discuss progress on the development of new indicators and predictors of Sacramento River winter Chinook ocean abundance, review methods for evaluating the relative risks and benefits of alternative harvest control rules, prepare a report for the Council’s June 2016 meeting, and discuss future meeting plans.

Agenda

  • Proposed Agenda for the June 15, 2016 Ad Hoc Sacramento River Winter Chinook Workgroup webinar

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
    http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/webinar/join-webinar
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 131-571-715
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)

Please use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number +1 (562) 247-8422 (not a toll-free number); then enter the Attendee phone audio access code 684-586-345; then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Participants are encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to avoid technical issues and excessive feedback. (PFMC GoToMeeting Audio Diagram for best practices).

There will also be a public listening station available at the Council office.

Pacific Fishery Management Council
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97220-1384
503-820-2280
Driving Directions

Technical Information and User Guide

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps)

You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 425 for technical assistance.

Additional information

Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the SRWCW chair.

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2425 at least five days prior to the meeting date.  If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at 503-820-2414; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

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Salmon Technical Team and Salmon Advisory Subpanel to Hold Webinar June 17, 2016

Friday, May 20th, 2016

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will hold a webinar on Friday, June 17, 2016, which is open to the public.  The webinar will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will continue until business for the day is completed, but is expected to end no later than 5 p.m.  The STT and SAS will discuss and make recommendations on items on the Council’s June 2016 meeting agenda.  Major topics include, but are not limited to: Sacramento River Winter Chinook Harvest Control Rule Update, Scoping of Pacific Halibut Catch Share Plan Allocation Changes, and Western Region Climate Change Action Plan.  The STT and SAS may also address one or more of the Council’s scheduled Administrative Matters.

Agenda

  • Proposed Agenda for the June 17, 2016 Salmon Technical Team and Salmon Advisory Subpanel webinar

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
    http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/webinar/join-webinar
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 142-415-203
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)

Please use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number +1 (631) 992-3221 (not a toll-free number); then enter the Attendee phone audio access code 774-887-965; then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Participants are encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to avoid technical issues and excessive feedback. (PFMC GoToMeeting Audio Diagram for best practices).

There will also be a public listening station available at the Council office.

Pacific Fishery Management Council
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97220-1384
503-820-2280
Driving Directions

Technical Information and User Guide

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps)

You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 425 for technical assistance.

Additional information

Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the STT and SAS chairs.

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2425 at least five days prior to the meeting date.  If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at 503-820-2414; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

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“The Line” May 2016

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The Line, Volume 5, No. 1, May 2016 is now available on the Council’s website. The Line is a summary of West Coast fisheries news published four or five times per year. This issue reports on decisions made at the March and April 2016 Pacific Fishery Management Council meetings.

You may view past issues of the “The Line” and the Council’s newsletters by visiting the Council’s Newsletter Archives webpage.

If you have comments, questions, or suggestions regarding The Line, May 2016, please direct them to: Ms. Jennifer Gilden, Information and Communications Specialist at (503) 820-2280 ext. 418 or toll free: 1-866-806-7204.

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June 21-28, 2016 Council Meeting Notice and Agenda

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory bodies will meet June 21‐28, 2016 in Tacoma, Washington to address issues related to salmon, groundfish, highly migratory species, Pacific Halibut, and habitat matters.

Please visit the June 2016 Council Meeting webpage for meeting and agenda details.

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Reminder! Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) to Hold Webinar May 19

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Spring 2016 Newsletter available online

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of Pacific Council News is now available on the Council’s website. You may view past issues of the Council’s newsletter by visiting the Council’s Newsletter Archives webpage.

If you have comments, questions, or suggestions regarding Pacific Council News, Spring 2016, please direct them to: Ms. Jennifer Gilden, Information and Communications Specialist at (503) 820-2280 ext. 418 or toll free: 1-866-806-7204.

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Reminder, HMSAS and HMSMT Webinar on Thursday, May 12

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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$3.4 million in grants for electronic technologies catch and compliance monitoring made available

Monday, May 9th, 2016

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will award grants that catalyze the implementation of electronic technologies (ET) for catch and compliance monitoring in U.S. fisheries. They anticipate awarding approximately $3.4 million through this solicitation.  Please see their “2016 Electronic Monitoring and Reporting RFP” webpage.  Full Proposal Due Date: Monday, June 13, 2016 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact: Kristen Byler Kristen.Byler@nfwf.org (202) 595-2445.

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Council Adopts Preliminary Preferred Management Measures for 2017-2018

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Council Adopts Preliminary Preferred Management Measures for 2017-2018

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