Ad Hoc Climate and Communities Core Team to hold online briefing for Council committees and public September 2, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Climate and Communities Core Team (CCCT) will hold an online meeting. This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The CCCT prepared a report on Initiative outcomes (Agenda Item H.2.a, CCCT Report 1), which will be included in the advance briefing materials for the September Pacific Council meeting. The CCCT Co-Chairs will provide an overview of the results of the Initiative and the Team’s recommendations for potential follow-on activities. The Pacific Council is expected to review the report and provide guidance on any continuing activities. Other Pacific Council advisory bodies are encouraged to develop their own recommendations; this briefing will provide background information to help in the development of such recommendations by Pacific Council advisory bodies and the public.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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Meeting ID: 148 348 0247

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

Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup to hold Fishery Ecosystem Plan update briefing for Council advisory bodies and the public September 2, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will host an online meeting and briefing for members of other Council advisory bodies that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 1:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 4:30 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

At its March 2021 meeting the Pacific Council directed the EWG to prepare a final draft of the revised Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) for review by the Council at its September 2021 meeting. The EWG submitted the final draft in the advance briefing book for the September meeting (Agenda Item H.1, EWG Report 1). As part of this online meeting the EWG Chair will provide a briefing for other advisory body members and members of the public to learn about updated sections in the final draft document. This should help to focus recommendations and comments on the revised FEP for Council consideration in providing further guidance to the EWG. The EWG will then discuss potential recommendations for the FEP Climate and Communities Initiative, which the Council is scheduled to discuss at its September meeting.

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Agenda

To attend the online meeting

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US: +1(650)2424929

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+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

Meeting ID: 148 348 0247

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

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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, extension 410.

Scientific and Statistical Committee’s Ecosystem Subcommittee to hold online meeting August 31-September 1, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) Ecosystem Subcommittee will host an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021, from 1 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., and will reconvene on Wednesday, September 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Purpose of the meeting

The SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee will review analyses conducted by the NMFS California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment team.  Specifically, the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will review the following four items: 1) Threshold Relationships Between Environmental Drivers and Performance of Salmon Preseason Abundance Forecasts, 2) Krill-based Indicators, 3) Year Class Strength and Distribution of Small Groundfish, and 4) Port-level Linkages Between Fisheries using Network Analysis.  The SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee will consider recommending summaries of these ecosystem indicators be included in future state of the California Current Ecosystem reports to the Pacific Council.

No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee.  The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at their March 2022 meeting in San Jose, California.

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Meeting ID: 149 680 5224

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Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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

Council to hold marine planning and offshore development online meeting July 22-23, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) will hold an online meeting to consider information on marine planning and offshore development and activities, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Thursday, July 22 and Friday, 23, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time and continuing until 5 p.m. or until business is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

Representatives of the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Pacific Council will present information related to the planning process for identifying potential offshore wind energy sites in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.  Representatives of Pacific Council Advisory Bodies will consider the information presented, provide feedback and advice, and develop reports to the Pacific Council for its consideration.

Meeting Materials

Updated Agenda

PFMC-BOEM Meeting Information

BOEM PPT slides approved for public distribution

Links and other resources captured during meeting

Meeting recording now available

https://youtu.be/-c-zw2wb-hY

https://youtu.be/PVr-noXk7Wg

To attend the online meeting

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Meeting ID: 147 989 4070

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

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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

Climate and Communities Core Team to hold online meeting July 8, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Climate and Communities Core Team (CCCT) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held July 8, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time and continuing until 12:00 p.m. or until business is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The CCCT is meeting to discuss completion of its final report on the Fishery Ecosystem Plan Climate and Communities Initiative. The report will be submitted to the Pacific Council for consideration at its September 2021 meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join,
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  6. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio. If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    US: +1(650)2424929
           +1(720)9027700 (US Central)
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    Meeting ID: 146 202 7907
    International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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

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Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting January 12, 2021

The Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to consult with the National Marine Fisheries Service California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (CCIEA) team on how COVID-19 impacts may affect its annual Ecosystem Status Report to the Pacific Council.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and continuing until 1 p.m.