Archive for November, 2017

Pacific Whiting Treaty Joint Technical Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

The Pacific Whiting Treaty Joint Technical Committee (JTC) will meet on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  This meeting will be held in person, with a webinar participation option.

Draft agenda items include:  update on 2017 acoustic survey; a report from the U.S. Advisory Panel on the 2017 fishery; a report from the Canadian Advisory panel on the 2017 fishery; a report from the JTC on the 2017 fishery data; expectations for the 2018 stock assessment, and a status update and future directions for Management Strategy Evaluation.

Meeting Time:

Thursday, December 14:  9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Meeting Location:

Pacific Biological Station
Fisheries & Oceans Canada
3190 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC
Canada

Webinar Option:

Join the Meeting (Link to WebEx Connection)
Meeting Number: 550 423 945
Meeting Password: HakeJTC
Phone: 1-877-413-4790 (toll-free) or 1-613-960-7514.
Phone Conference Code: 146 149 1

For further information, please contact Mr. Ian Taylor, National Marine Fisheries Service West Coast Region (NMFS WCR) at 206-861-7603; Mr. Frank Lockhart, NMFS WCR at 206-526-6142 or visit their Pacific Whiting Treaty webpage.

 

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November 2017 Council Decision Summary Document Online

Monday, November 27th, 2017

The Pacific Fishery Management Council met November 15-20, 2017 in Costa Mesa, California. The November 2017 Council Meeting Decision Summary Document contains the highlights of significant decisions made at that meeting. Results of agenda items that do not reach a level of highlight significance are typically not described in the Decision Summary Document.

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March 2018 Council Meeting

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory bodies met March 8‐14, 2018 in Rohnert Park, California to address issues related to salmon, groundfish, ecosystem, highly migratory species, and Pacific halibut.

Meeting Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Sonoma Wine Country
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Phone: 707-584-5466

Meeting Documents and Recordings

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April 2018 Council Meeting

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory bodies met April 5-11, 2018 in Portland, Oregon to address issues related to salmon, groundfish, ecosystem, coastal pelagic species, and Pacific halibut.

Meeting Location

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: 503-281-2500

 Meeting Documents and Recordings

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PRELIMINARY NOVEMBER DRAFT MOTIONS IN WRITING

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Cautionary Note — These preliminary motions do not represent the final official administrative record. The motions and amendments contained in this blog are as projected on the screen at the Council meeting at the time of the Council vote and often use expedited language and references without the benefit of any final editing or proofing. They may use short-hand language or abbreviations that may not be clear without the context of verbal comments and clarifications made during their development at the meeting, or may contain inadvertent transposition errors. They have not been approved by the Council to represent the final official record of Council action. The final official record will be posted on the Council website after the Council approves the full meeting record at a future Council meeting.

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Quick link to the November 2017 Briefing Book

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Quick link to the November 2017 Briefing Book:

November 2017 Briefing Book

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Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review Webinar to be Held Friday, December 1

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Participants in the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) 2017 groundfish stock assessment process will hold a meeting via webinar to review and evaluate the 2017 stock assessment review (STAR) process.  The webinar will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) or until business for the day has been completed.  The goal of the webinar is to solicit process improvements to recommend for future groundfish stock assessments and STAR panel reviews.  Process recommendations will be provided to the Pacific Council at their March 2018 meeting in Rohnert Park, California.

The purpose of the Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review webinar meeting is to review the 2017 groundfish stock assessment and STAR Panel process and recommend process improvements for future groundfish stock assessments and STAR Panel meetings.

No management actions will be decided by the participants attending the Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review webinar.  The webinar participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the Pacific Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee, other Pacific Council advisors, and the Pacific Council at the March 2018 meeting in Rohnert Park, California.

Webinar Agenda

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
    https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/join-webinar
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 838-141-027
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)
  4. You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number: 1 (415) 930-5321 (not a toll-free number)
  5. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 248-304-493
  6. Enter your audio phone PIN (shown after joining the webinar)

Technical Information

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 Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 411, for technical assistance.

Public Listening Station

A public listening station will also be provided at the Council office.

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

Additional information

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 503-820-2411 at least ten days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

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Materials available for the November 7 Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team and Advisory Subpanel webinar

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Materials are now availble for the upcoming CPSMT/CPSAS November 7, 2017 webinar.

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