[ODFW-News] Coastal Coho stakeholders to host meeting in Bandon
Odfw.News at state.or.us
Mon Oct 24 17:46:21 PDT 2005
For Immediate Release Monday, Oct. 24, 2005
Coastal Coho stakeholders to host meeting in Bandon
SALEM -Oregon's Coastal Coho stakeholder group will meet Oct. 27 in
Bandon to continue working on conservation actions to benefit coastal
The stakeholder team advises both the State of Oregon and the National
Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) on the Coastal Coho Project.
Members of the team represent fish conservation, fishing, private land,
timber, agricultural, tribal and other interests.
The meeting is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bandon Dunes
Resort's St. Andrews Room. The resort is located at 5774 Round Lake
Drive. A public comment period scheduled at 2:15 p.m.
The group will discuss top priorities for coastal coho management along
the south coast. Members of the South Coast Watershed Council will
outline local management actions, and local resource user groups will
offer perspective about programs that are working well, and others that
might benefit from improvements.
More information about the Coastal Coho Project and the stakeholder team
can be found at www.oregon-plan.org.
The state of Oregon and the National Marine Fisheries Service began the
collaborative project last year to address the conservation of coastal
coho. The objectives of the project are to:
* Assess the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds effort to conserve
and rebuild coastal coho populations.
* Use the assessment to assist NOAA Fisheries with a status review.
* Use the assessment as a basis to seek legal assurances for local
* Use the assessment as a foundation for developing a conservation plan
Reasonable accommodations are provided as needed for individuals
requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or
large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations
may call the ODFW Director's Office at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6044 at
least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
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