Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 51417 [2020-18249]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA372] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to review items from the California Current Ecosystem Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team that may potentially inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current Ecosystem. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be held Friday, September 4, 2020 and will continue on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The September 4 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. The September 8 meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be held online. Specific meeting information, including directions on how to join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the Pacific Council’s website (see www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov) or contact him at (503) 820– 2412 for technical assistance. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting is to review items from the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment program that may inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 Ecosystem. Specifically, the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will review the following four items (the first two on Friday, September 4 and the last two on Tuesday, September 8): (1) California Sea Lion Pup Growth as an Indicator of Forage Conditions, (2) Natural Origin Central Valley Fall Chinook Stock Indicator, (3) Habitat Compression Index, and (4) Port-specific Revenue Indices. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will consider recommending summaries of these ecosystem indicators be included in future state of the California Current Ecosystem reports to the Pacific Council. No management actions will be decided by the SSC’s Ecosystem Subcommittee. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members’ role will be development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the SSC and Pacific Council at their March 2021 meeting in Seattle, WA. Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice 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 of the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (503) 820–2412 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 17, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–18249 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA371] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51417 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 9.30 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/5437771503302278670. ADDRESSES: Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee will receive, review, and approve the remaining public outreach materials prepared by Green Fin Studio. These materials include a second infographic, a fourth presentation, stakeholder brochures, and an introductory video. They will also receive a draft plain language document on tools that built understanding of a worked example. These tools include a plain language document describing the Hydra operating model, the Kraken Visualization tool, and the eFEP catch framework demonstration tool. The Committee will discuss and provide final guidance on the framework and focus of public outreach workshops to be conducted in late 2020 and early 2021 as well as develop Council recommendations on the draft materials and plan for EBFM public outreach materials. Other business will be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA372]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management 
Council's (Pacific Council's) Scientific and Statistical Committee 
(SSC) will hold an online meeting to review items from the California 
Current Ecosystem Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team that may 
potentially inform future annual reports to the Pacific Council on the 
state of the California Current Ecosystem. The meeting is open to the 
public.

DATES: The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be held Friday, 
September 4, 2020 and will continue on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The 
September 4 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 12 p.m. 
Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. 
The September 8 meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. 
Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed.

ADDRESSES: The SSC's Ecosystem Subcommittee meeting will be held 
online. Specific meeting information, including directions on how to 
join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in the 
meeting announcement on the Pacific Council's website (see 
www.pcouncil.org). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt 
([email protected]) or contact him at (503) 820-2412 for 
technical assistance.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, 
Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820-2413.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the SSC Ecosystem 
Subcommittee meeting is to review items from the California Current 
Integrated Ecosystem Assessment program that may inform future annual 
reports to the Pacific Council on the state of the California Current 
Ecosystem. Specifically, the SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will review the 
following four items (the first two on Friday, September 4 and the last 
two on Tuesday, September 8): (1) California Sea Lion Pup Growth as an 
Indicator of Forage Conditions, (2) Natural Origin Central Valley Fall 
Chinook Stock Indicator, (3) Habitat Compression Index, and (4) Port-
specific Revenue Indices. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee will consider 
recommending summaries of these ecosystem indicators be included in 
future state of the California Current Ecosystem reports to the Pacific 
Council.
    No management actions will be decided by the SSC's Ecosystem 
Subcommittee. The SSC Ecosystem Subcommittee members' role will be 
development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the 
SSC and Pacific Council at their March 2021 meeting in Seattle, WA.
    Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after 
publication of this notice 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 of the SSC 
Ecosystem Subcommittee to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (503) 820-2412 at least 10 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: August 17, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-18249 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]
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