Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online meeting that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to 4:30 p.m., or when business has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is for the MPC to discuss several issues related to offshore wind energy development, including Oregon Call Areas and future lease sales off California.  The MPC will also discuss NOAA Aquaculture Opportunity Areas and may develop a supplemental MPC report for the June Pacific Council meeting.  Other marine planning topics or emerging issues may be discussed as necessary. 

Meeting materials

Meeting materials will be posted to this page as soon as they are available.

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link:
https://v.ringcentral.com/join/142899970

Meeting ID: 142899970

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

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 Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 409.

Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online work session Friday, April 22, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will hold an online work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Friday, April 22, 2022 starting at 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and ending at 5 p.m. or when business has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee’s meeting is to review proposed changes to the Terms of Reference for the Groundfish Stock Assessment Reviews that will inform the process for conducting and reviewing groundfish assessments in 2023 and 2024.  Members of the Pacific Council’s groundfish advisory bodies are encouraged to attend. Proposed changes to the Terms of Reference were provided to the Pacific Council at their March 2022 virtual meeting, which were adopted by the Pacific Council for public review.  The Pacific Council is scheduled to adopt a final Terms of Reference at their June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee.  The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at the June meeting in Vancouver, Washington.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link:
https://v.ringcentral.com/join/928822106

Meeting ID: 928822106

One tap to join audio only from a smartphone:
+16504191505,,928822106# United States (San Mateo, CA)

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

    Access Code / Meeting ID: 928822106

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

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold work session Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold a work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2022 starting at 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and ending at 4 p.m. or when business has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is to discuss and development of a policy guidance document for Council consideration at its March 2022 meeting. Other marine planning topics or emerging issues may be discussed such as upcoming comment opportunities on offshore wind energy planning projects and consideration of the NOAA Aquaculture Opportunity Area Atlas for the Southern California Bight.  The meeting agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website in advance of the meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

BOEM Presentation to MPC February 1, 2022: Oregon and California Offshore Wind Update

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join,
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 147 821 7140 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:
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  4. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  5. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

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.

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

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 Meeting ID: 147 821 7140
 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.

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

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting November 10, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee will hold an online meeting Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is for the Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) to consider information and develop a report for the upcoming Pacific Council’s November 15 – 22, 2021 meeting.  Topics for the MPC’s online meeting will include the NOAA Aquaculture Opportunity Areas and the United States Coast Guard’s Port Access Route Study. The MPC may consider other information relevant to aquaculture or offshore wind energy planning and development as appropriate.  

Meeting Materials

Agenda

BOEM Invitation for stakeholders input

BOEM Update Presentation

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149 332 1675 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:

  •  the RingCentral application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,

  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. 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.

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

US: +1(650)2424929

+1(213)2505700

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+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(346)9804201 +1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

Meeting ID: 149 332 1675

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

Technical information

Attendee instructions

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

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)

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 Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 409.

Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee to hold online meeting September 1, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) ad hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online meeting. This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The MPC will consider information related to the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) planning process for future offshore wind energy leases off the U.S. West Coast.  Specifically, the MPC will consider a BOEM request for comment related to two areas off California: the Morro Bay 399 area and the Humboldt Bay Wind Energy Area.  The MPC may also consider pending wind energy Call Areas off the Oregon Coast, other wind energy activities, or other related marine planning matters such as offshore aquaculture.  The MPC may develop comments and recommendations to the Pacific Council for consideration at its September 2021 meeting.  The MPC may also address administrative matters such as electing officers.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

BOEM PowerPoint Presentation – Oregon Offshore Wind Energy Planning

BOEM PowerPoint Presentation – Outer Continental Shelf Wind Energy Leasing in California

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 144 035 1191  and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:

  •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,

  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. 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(213)2505700

+1(623)4049000 (US West)

+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(346)9804201

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

Meeting ID: 144 035 1191

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.

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

Technical information

Attendee instructions

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)

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.

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

To attend the online meeting (RingCentral)

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:   https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 148 814 5765 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either:
    • Download the RingCentral meetings application, OR
    • Join the meeting without a download via your web browser.
  4. Please enter your name and click Join.
  5. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID, also provided on the screen.
  6. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

If you do not have the ability 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 phone numbers listed below.

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

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

+1(646)3573664

+1(650)2424929

+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(213)2505700

+1(312)2630281

+1(346)9804201

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

Meeting ID: 148 814 5765

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

Technical information

Attendee instructions

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)

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.