Ad Hoc Southern Oregon Northern California Coast Coho Workgroup to hold online meeting March 25, 2021

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public.  The meeting will be held Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 9 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time, until 5 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed.

Fact Sheet: Common terms used in salmon management

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Acceptable biological catch (ABC). A scientific calculation of the sustainable harvest level of a fishery, used to set the upper limit of the annual total allowable catch. Accountability measure (AM). A management control (such as a harvest limit) designed to prevent annual catch limits from being exceeded. Anadromous. Fish that spend their adult life in […]

Salmon Technical Team work session February 16-19, 2021

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold a work session February 16-19, 2021.  The start and ending times of this work session will be determined shortly and posted to this webpage when they become available.

Agenda

Purpose of the online work session

The STT will meet online in a public work session to draft “Preseason Report I – Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2021 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations” and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries.  The STT may also discuss additional topics as time allows, including but not limited to the FMP Amendment 20, inclusion of Council-adopted southern resident killer whale management measures to the salmon FMP, potential impacts to fishery management due to COVID-19 in 2020, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2021 meetings.

To attend the online work session

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149-224-4118 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.

iPhone one-tap :

US: +1(623)4049000,,1492244118# (US West)

+1(650)2424929,,1492244118#

+1(720)9027700,,1492244118# (US Central)

+1(213)2505700,,1492244118#

+1(346)9804201,,1492244118#

+1(470)8692200,,1492244118# (US East)

+1(646)3573664,,1492244118#

+1(773)2319226,,1492244118# (US North)

+1(312)2630281,,1492244118#

+1(469)4450100,,1492244118# (US South)

Or Telephone:

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

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

+1(650)2424929

+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(213)2505700

+1(346)9804201

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

Meeting ID: 149 224 4118

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 503-820-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

For further information about the work session, please contact Mike Burner at 503-820-2414, toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 414 or Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Pacific Council News Winter 2020: Salmon

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2021 preseason salmon management schedule set  The Council approved the 2021 salmon management schedule in November. All meetings and hearings are expected to be conducted online. A summary of the schedule is provided below. Jan. 19-22, 2021: The Salmon Technical Team (STT) meets to draft Review of 2020 Ocean Salmon Fisheries. (Available mid-February)  Feb. 16-19: […]

Washington submits draft plan to distribute Federal relief funding

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Washington State announced on December 8 that it has submitted a draft plan for how to distribute $50 million in Federal relief funding to members of Washington’s commercial seafood, shellfish and charter industries to NOAA Fisheries for review and approval. Under Section 12005 of the CARES Act, Congress provided $300 million to states to distribute […]

Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Workgroup to host online meeting January 5, 2021

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup (Workgroup) will host an online meeting that is open to the public.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 9 a.m., Pacific Standard 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 discuss Council guidance from their November 2020 meeting and continue to develop associated modeling and analysis needed to prepare for a progress report on a risk analysis and potential harvest control rule alternatives for Council consideration at their April 2021 meeting.  The Workgroup may also discuss and prepare for future Workgroup meetings and future meetings with the Council and its advisory bodies.

Meeting Agenda

Ad Hoc Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Workgroup Meeting

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join,
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149 533 9299 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 computer audio or 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.

If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer, mobile device or join via web browser, 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 location):

  • (623) 404-9000 (US West)
  • (646) 357-3664
  • (650) 242-4929
  • (470) 869-2200 (US East)
  • (720) 902-7700 (US Central)
  • (773) 231-9226 (US North)
  • (213) 250-5700
  • (312) 263-0281
  • (346) 980-4201
  • (469) 445-0100 (US South)

Technical information

Attendee instructions

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 Mike Burner at 503-820-2414, toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 414.

COVID-19 fisheries assistance

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NOTE: The Council does not administer fisheries assistance for COVID-19. Please see the links below for resources, or contact the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission. Recent news California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife posts a CARES Act page for fisheries participants and communities (June 23) How CARES Act funds are allocated (May 14) The Midwater […]

Request for comments: proposed rule for salmon bycatch minimization measures in the Pacific Coast groundfish fishery

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NOAA Fisheries announces a proposed rule to implement measures to minimize incidental take of Endangered Species Act-listed salmon by vessels in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery. The proposed rule will publish tomorrow, October 20, 2020 in the Federal Register. The pre-publication version of the proposed rule is available for public inspection. When the proposed rule publishes, it will […]

Pacific Council News Fall 2020: Salmon

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Upper Columbia United Tribes begin reintroducing salmon above Chief Joseph, Grand Coulee The Upper Columbia United Tribes have begun a process to reintroduce anadromous fish above Chief Joseph and Grand Coulee dams.  The tribes have been working with state and Federal agencies on the project. In a report to the Council in September, Rodney Cawston, […]