National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice; public meeting.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) ad hoc Ecosystem Work Group (EWG) will hold a webinar, which is open to the public.
The EWG will hold the webinar on Wednesday, February, 11, 2015, from 1 p.m. until business for the day is complete.
To attend the webinar, visit http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/webinar/join-webinar. Enter the webinar ID, which is 103-198-035, and your name and email address (required). Once you have joined the webinar, choose either your computer's audio or select “Use Telephone.” If you do not select “Use Telephone” you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VolP). It is recommended that you use a computer headset, as GoToMeeting allows you to listen to the meeting using your computer headset and speakers. If you do not have a headset and speakers, you may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number 1-480-297-0021 (not a toll-free number); phone audio access code 932-675-759; audio phone pin shown after joining the webinar. System Requirements for PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP; for Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; and for mobile attendees: iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2425 for technical assistance. A listening station will also be provided at the Pacific Council office.
Council address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Mike Burner, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820-2414.
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The EWG will discuss agenda items in preparation for the Council's March 2015 meeting in Vancouver, WA. The primary focus will be on Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Initiative 1: Protecting Unfished and Unmanaged Forage Fish Species. Other topics may include the review of FEP initiatives, the Annual State of the California Current Ecosystem Report, and one or more of the Council's scheduled Administrative Matters. Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the EWG Chair.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency.
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820-2425 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.
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Dated: January 21, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-01260 Filed 1-23-15; 8:45 am]
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