HINES, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fish Passage Task Force will meet on Friday, May 16 in Hines at the Comfort Inn at 504 N. Highway 20.
The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and the agenda includes a summary of Southeastern Oregon fish populations and passage, a description of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge fish passage projects, a presentation on ODFW fish passage funding programs and projects, review of a request to increase funding for a project in Southwest Oregon and other Task Force business.
The meeting is open to the public, and reasonable accommodations will be provided 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.
The Fish Passage Task Force is comprised of nine members appointed by the ODFW director to advice the agency on fish passage policies and issues.
For more information about the Task Force or its upcoming meeting, contact Lisa Kingsley, fish screening and passage program assistant, at (503) 947-6224.
The mission of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is to protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations. For additional information, please visit www.dfw.state.or.us.
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