Salmon Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting June 4, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC’s) Salmon Subcommittee will meet to review the SSC’s role in reviewing salmon forecast methodologies and other analyses informing Pacific Council decisions as specified in the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and in Council Operating Procedure (COP) 15. The SSC Salmon Subcommittee may also discuss how best scientific information available (BSIA) determinations for salmon decision-making might be structured. The online meeting will be held Friday, June 4, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.>

Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan as amended through Amendment 20 now available

On April 22, 2021, NOAA Fisheries approved Amendment 20 to the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Amendment 20 modifies the preseason schedule for implementing annual management measures and moves the southern boundary of the Klamath Management Zone 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of its current location. In addition, […]

Press release: Pacific Fishery Management Council sets 2021 West Coast ocean salmon season dates

Portland, Or. – The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations for 2021. The seasons provide recreational and commercial opportunities for most of the Pacific coast and achieve conservation goals for the numerous salmon stocks on the West Coast. The recommendations will be forwarded to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for […]

Offshore Wind News

This is a resource page that summarizes and updates readers about what’s happening in offshore wind off the West Coast. BOEM = Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementNOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New and notable Public hearing to be held May 13 on Oregon House Bill 3775 (Establishes goal of planning for development of […]

Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Workgroup to hold online meeting May 12, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public.

Meeting Details

The Workgroup meeting will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 9 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the meeting will be to continue to develop associated modeling and analyses needed for a risk analysis and potential harvest control rule alternatives for Pacific Council consideration. The Workgroup may also discuss and prepare for future Workgroup meetings and future meetings with the Pacific Council and its advisory bodies.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 145 522 7207 and click JOIN
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  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
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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 online meetings, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Press release: Pacific Fishery Management Council releases alternatives for 2021 West Coast ocean salmon fisheries

Portland, Oregon—The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted three alternatives for 2021 ocean salmon fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California for public review. The Council will make a final decision on salmon seasons at its meeting on April 6-9 and 12-15. Detailed information about season starting dates, areas open, and catch limits for the three […]

Online Public Hearing on salmon management (OR) March 24, 2021

The purpose of this online public hearing is to receive comments on the proposed management alternatives in preparation for adopting final management recommendations at the April Council meeting.

How to sign up for oral comment at this meeting:

By filling out this form, your name will be added to the testimony list. We will call on individuals once the public comment period begins.  The deadline for signing up is approximately 30 minutes after the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

Hearing materials:

The 2021 Salmon Hearing Packet: Excerpts from Preseason Report II and proposed alternatives for the 2021 ocean salmon fishery regulations (prepared for the March 23 and March 24 salmon hearings online only) are available here.

To attend the webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
    https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 144 019 6293 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either:
    1. Download the RingCentral meetings application, OR
    2. Join the meeting without a download via your web browser.
  4. Please enter your name and click Join.
  5. You must 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.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio.

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

US: +1(650)2424929

+1(213)2505700

+1(346)9804201

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+1(470)8692200

+1(646)3573664

+1(773)2319226

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100

Meeting ID: 144 019 6293

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

Technical information and instructions

Attendee instructions

System requirements

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  • 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

For further information about the hearings, please contact Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.

This notice was published in the Federal Register on 12/23/2020.

Alternative ways to provide public comment:

Public comment is also being accepted through April 5 at 5 pm Pacific Time via our E-Portal. Agenda Item D.1 is the most appropriate for salmon alternatives adopted in March.