BROOKINGS, Ore. — The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board on Friday, Nov. 7 in Brookings.
The Friday business meeting runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be held at Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Dr., Brookings. The agenda includes a review of the latest grant applications, R&E Program and budget updates, an overview of ODFW’s 25 Year Angling Plan and other program business.
The meeting is open to the public, and an opportunity for public comment will be provided.
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.
Created by the Oregon Legislature in 1989, the Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program is funded by a surcharge on sport and commercial fishing licenses and commercial poundage fees. The program’s seven-member citizen board reviews fish restoration and enhancement project proposals and makes funding recommendations to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission.
For more information on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program, or to view information regarding current R&E Program applications, visit www.dfw.state.or.us/fish/RE or contact program coordinator Laura Tesler at (503) 947-6259.