Public hearing on salmon management alternatives scheduled for 7pm, Monday, March 20, 2023 (Washington)

The purpose of this public hearing is to receive comments on the proposed management alternatives in preparation for adopting final salmon management recommendations at the April 2023 Council meeting.

To attend the hearing

This public hearing is scheduled to be held at Chateau Westport in the Beach room, 710 S Hancock Avenue, Westport, WA  98595. Please check back as the meeting date approaches to get the most current information, as the venue is subject to change, and the hearings may be held online due to COVID-19 concerns.

Public comment

Public comment will be accepted in person at the hearing, and can also be submitted electronically via e-portal in advance of the April Council meeting.  More information will be available soon.

Additional information

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

Public hearing on salmon management alternatives scheduled for 7pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2023 (California)

The purpose of this public hearing is to receive comments on the proposed management alternatives in preparation for adopting final salmon management recommendations at the April 2023 Council meeting.

To attend the hearing

This public hearing is scheduled to be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Santa Rosa in the Sonoma Ballroom, 175 Railroad St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Please check back as the meeting date approaches to get the most current information, as the venue is subject to change, and the hearings may be held online due to COVID-19 concerns.

Public comment

Public comment will be accepted in person at the hearing, and can also be submitted electronically via e-portal in advance of the April Council meeting.  More information will be available soon.

Additional information

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

Public hearing on salmon management alternatives scheduled for 7pm, Monday, March 20, 2023 (Oregon)

The purpose of this public hearing is to receive comments on the proposed management alternatives in preparation for adopting final salmon management recommendations at the April 2023 Council meeting.

To attend the hearing

This public hearing is scheduled to be held at The Mill Casino in the Willow Beargrass Room, 3201 Tremont Avenue, North Bend, OR  97459. Please check back as the meeting date approaches to get the most current information, as the venue is subject to change, and the hearings may be held online due to COVID-19 concerns.

Public comment

Public comment will be accepted in person at the hearing, and can also be submitted electronically via e-portal in advance of the April Council meeting.  More information will be available soon.

Additional information

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

Salmon Technical Team work session February 21-24, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold a work session February 21-24, 2023, which is open to the public. The meeting will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 through Friday, February 24 from 9 am to 4 pm Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day is completed.  The meeting is tentatively scheduled to be held in-person at the Pacific Council office located at 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220; however, the venue is subject to change and may be held online. 

Meeting Materials

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

Purpose of the work session

The STT will meet for a public work session to draft “Preseason Report I – Stock Abundance Analysis and Environmental Assessment Part 1 for 2023 Ocean Salmon Fishery Regulations” and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2023 ocean salmon fisheries. The STT may also discuss additional topics and work as time allows, including but not limited to the language for southern resident killer whale management measures in the salmon Fishery Management Plan, scoping for potential updates to the Sacramento River and Klamath River fall Chinook conservation objectives, southern Oregon/northern California Coast coho exploitation rate forecasts, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2023 meetings.

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 Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Salmon Technical Team work session January 17-20, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) will hold a work session January 17-20, 2023, which is open to the public. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, January 18 through Friday, January 20 from 9 am to 4 pm Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day is completed.  The meeting is tentatively scheduled to be held in-person at the Pacific Council office located at 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220; however, the venue is subject to change and may be held online. 

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Purpose of the work session

The STT will meet for a public work session to draft “Review of 2022 Ocean Salmon Fisheries, Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Document for the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2023 ocean salmon fisheries.  The STT may also discuss additional topics and work as time allows, including but not limited to the language for southern resident killer whale management measures in the salmon Fishery Management Plan, scoping for potential updates to the Sacramento River and Klamath River fall Chinook conservation objectives, southern Oregon/northern California Coast coho exploitation rate forecasts, and ecosystem or administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March and April 2023 meetings.

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 Robin Ehlke at 503-820-2410; toll-free 1-866-806-7204, extension 410.

Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Science and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting September 16, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to review new analyses conducted by the NMFS California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team that may potentially inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current Ecosystem.

Salmon Advisory Subpanel to hold online meeting August 31, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will hold a meeting on August 31, 2022, in preparation for the September 2022 Pacific Council meeting.  The meeting is open to the public.