Jan. 25, 2013
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's Fish Passage Task Force will meet in Salem on Friday, Feb. 1 to kconsider current statewide fish passage issues. The meeting will be held at the Oregon Department of Forestry office at 2600 State Street, Bldg. C.
The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes Task Force member updates, review of fish passage approvals, waivers, and exemptions, fish passage barrier prioritization, fish passage initiatives, and other Task Force business.
The nine-member Fish Passage Task Force meets quarterly to advise ODFW on fish passage policies and issues. Task Force members represent water users, fisheries and conservation interests, and the general public.
Reasonable accommodations will be 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 Information and Education Division at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6002 at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. For more information, call Tabatha Hoge, Fish Screening and Passage Programs Assistant, at 503-947-6234.