Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 26211 [2016-10240]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2016 / Notices refers to species not currently managed by the Mid-Atlantic, New England, or South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils, or the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The Council has proposed a range of management alternatives to meet the goal of the amendment. The Council is seeking public comment on these alternatives. More information on the amendment and the management alternatives can be found in the Public Hearing Document, which will be posted to: http:// www.mafmc.org/actions/unmanagedforage. Special Accommodations These hearings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: April 27, 2016. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–10237 Filed 4–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE596 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold a webinar, which is open to the public, to discuss and draft comments on the NOAA Fisheries Climate Science Strategy (NCSS) Western Regional Action Plan (WRAP). DATES: The webinar will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., or when business for the day is completed, on May 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: To join the webinar visit this link: http://www.gotomeeting.com/ online/webinar/join-webinar. Enter the Webinar ID: 140–237–731. Enter 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 srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:30 Apr 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 computer’s microphone and speakers (VolP). To use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting dial this TOLL number +1 (631) 992–3221 (not a toll-free number); then enter the Attendee phone audio access code 621– 588–987, then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Participants are encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to avoid technical issues and excessive feedback. You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov) or contact him at (503) 820– 2280, extension 425 for technical assistance. A public 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council Staff Officer, phone: (503) 820–2422, email: kit.dahl@ noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the webinar is for the EWG to discuss and draft comments on the NCSS WRAP. A March 22, 2016 draft of the WRAP may be downloaded at http:// www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/ecosystems/ climate/rap/western-regional-actionplan. The WRAP is being developed to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information and will identify priority needs and specific actions to implement the NOAA Fisheries Climate Science Strategy in the region over the next five years. Based on the webinar discussion, the EWG may submit a written report with its comments for the Pacific Council’s June 23–28, 2016 meeting in Tacoma, WA. The EWG will also discuss progress on completing the Coordinated Ecosystem Indicator Review Initiative and plan future activities. This initiative is an opportunity for the larger Pacific Council family to discuss the Annual State of the California Current Ecosystem Report’s indicator categories, what indicators should be part of the annual report, and how they interface with Council-managed fisheries to better support the Council’s ecosystem-based management policies. Although nonemergency 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 PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26211 the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This 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. Dated: April 27, 2016. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–10240 Filed 4–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: ONMS is seeking applications for vacant seats for six of its 13 national marine sanctuary advisory councils and Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council (advisory councils). Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary member and alternate), for each of the advisory councils are listed in this notice under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; views regarding the protection and management of marine or Great Lake resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants chosen as members or alternates should expect to serve two or three year terms, pursuant to the charter of the specific national marine sanctuary advisory council or Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council. SUMMARY: Applications are due before or by Tuesday, May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: Application kits are specific to each advisory council. As such, application kits must be obtained from and returned to the council-specific addresses noted below. DATES: E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE596


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad 
Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will hold a webinar, which is open to the 
public, to discuss and draft comments on the NOAA Fisheries Climate 
Science Strategy (NCSS) Western Regional Action Plan (WRAP).

DATES: The webinar will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., or when 
business for the day is completed, on May 19, 2016.

ADDRESSES: To join the webinar visit this link: http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/webinar/join-webinar. Enter the Webinar ID: 
140-237-731. Enter 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). To use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting dial 
this TOLL number +1 (631) 992-3221 (not a toll-free number); then enter 
the Attendee phone audio access code 621-588-987, then enter your audio 
phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Participants are 
encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to 
avoid technical issues and excessive feedback. You may send an email to 
Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@noaa.gov) or contact him at 
(503) 820-2280, extension 425 for technical assistance. A public 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council Staff 
Officer, phone: (503) 820-2422, email: kit.dahl@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the webinar is for the EWG to 
discuss and draft comments on the NCSS WRAP. A March 22, 2016 draft of 
the WRAP may be downloaded at http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/ecosystems/climate/rap/western-regional-action-plan. The WRAP is being developed 
to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related 
information and will identify priority needs and specific actions to 
implement the NOAA Fisheries Climate Science Strategy in the region 
over the next five years. Based on the webinar discussion, the EWG may 
submit a written report with its comments for the Pacific Council's 
June 23-28, 2016 meeting in Tacoma, WA. The EWG will also discuss 
progress on completing the Coordinated Ecosystem Indicator Review 
Initiative and plan future activities. This initiative is an 
opportunity for the larger Pacific Council family to discuss the Annual 
State of the California Current Ecosystem Report's indicator 
categories, what indicators should be part of the annual report, and 
how they interface with Council-managed fisheries to better support the 
Council's ecosystem-based management policies.
    Although nonemergency 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.

Special Accommodations

    This 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.

    Dated: April 27, 2016.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-10240 Filed 4-29-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P