UPDATE 3/13/20: The public salmon hearings will be conducted by Webinar Only due to COVID-19 concerns. Please see our Press Release for additional details.
UPDATE 3/13/20: The public salmon hearings will be conducted by webinar only due to COVID-19 concerns. Please see our press release for additional details.
Preseason Salmon Management Schedule Set; Annual Management Cycle to be Discussed in April In November the Council adopted a 2020 salmon management schedule, including tentative dates and sites for public hearings. Hearings are planned for March 23 in Westport, Washington and Coos Bay, Oregon, and March 24 in Eureka, California. The Council also decided to begin […]
Regional fisheries management organizations discuss bluefin tuna stock status, allocations In September the Council recommended that U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) negotiate an equitable allocation of harvest opportunity for Pacific bluefin tuna between the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. The WCPFC is a treaty-based organization established […]
Final salmon rebuilding plans approved In September the Council adopted rebuilding plans for Strait of Juan de Fuca natural coho, Queets River natural coho, and Snohomish River natural coho, subject to approval by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Each plan contained two alternatives for rebuilding the stock. Under Alternative I, management would remain the same […]
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup) will meet via webinar, and this meeting will be open to the public. The webinar meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), or until business for the day […]
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will hold a meeting to discuss and make recommendations on issues on the Council’s September 2019 meeting agenda. This meeting will be held via webinar, which is open to the public. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) […]
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a joint meeting to discuss and make recommendations on issues on the Council’s September 2019 meeting agenda. This meeting will be held via webinar, which is open to the public. The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 29, […]
Council adopts Klamath, Sacramento fall Chinook rebuilding plans The Council adopted Klamath River fall Chinook and Sacramento River fall Chinook salmon rebuilding plans in June, choosing “status quo” as the final preferred alternative for both plans. This means that fisheries will continue to be managed under existing protocols, allowing for maximum flexibility in structuring fisheries […]
Serves 6. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can use a pressure cooker, or just use a regular pot (it will take longer). Ingredients: 3 tbsp butter 1 onion finely diced 2 stalks celery diced 6 cloves garlic minced 1 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp fennel seeds lightly crushed 2 1/2 cups fish or seafood stock warmed 1 lb gold potatoes cut into 3/4 inches dice 15 oz can diced tomatoes drained 2 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp Capers 2 leaves 4 oz cream cheese softened […]