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Groups to consider draft fish conservation plan for coastal rivers

June 12, 2013

SALEM, Ore. – The stakeholder groups that have been advising ODFW on future management actions for coastal rivers will review the first draft of a management plan at two meetings in Tillamook and Reedsport on June28 and July 2, respectively.

The meetings are part of an on-going process that began in August 2012 to develop a Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan for salmon, steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout populations along much of the Oregon Coast. According to Tom Stahl, ODFW assistant conservation and recovery program manager, the stakeholder groups have considered and discussed a range of options for harvest and hatchery programs and the draft plan reflects that input.

The times and locations of the meetings are:

TILLAMOOK, June 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Port of Tillamook Bay, 6825 Officer’s Row Rd.

REEDSPORT, July 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reedsport Community Building, 451 Winchester Ave.

The meetings are open to the public, and the agenda includes an opportunity for public comment.

Stakeholder groups include representatives from commercial and recreational fishing, tribal and local government, watershed councils and conservation and land-use interests.

Stahl said ODFW expects to release a revised draft plan to the public later in the summer that will reflect the additional input of the four stakeholder groups. There will be a number of opportunities for public input on the plan before a final version is presented to the Fish and Wildlife Commission in the fall.

A copy of the draft plan, as well as the results of a public opinion survey conducted by Oregon State University, is available on the ODFW website.
   

Contact:

Tom Stahl (503) 947-6219
Jessica Sall (503) 947-6023

 
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