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Nov. 8 joint state meeting to further discuss Columbia River policies

October 27, 2021

SALEM, Ore.—Members of the Oregon and Washington Fish and Wildlife commissions' Joint-State Columbia River Salmon Fishery Policy Review Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, Nov. 8 from noon-3 p.m.

Four members of the Washington Commission and three members of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet to discuss draft language for a joint commission policy to help guide concurrent fisheries management in the shared waters of the Columbia River.

Commissioners will also receive a brief update on this year's Columbia River steelhead run and actions taken for conservation.

Members of the public may tune into that meeting via Zoom webinar at, or by calling 253-215-8782 or 888-475-4499 and entering the meeting ID: 994-2841-7919.

The meeting is open to the public but no public comment will be taken during the meeting. Public comments can always be sent to

Commissioners Wahl, Wolley and Zarnowitz are members of this joint state Columbia River policy subcommittee and will represent Oregon at the meeting.

The joint meetings are not decision-making meetings. The committee members will report back to their full Commissions, who will ultimately consider any changes to their respective policies.



Michelle Dennehy, (503) 931-2748,

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