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Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Newport Sept. 22-23

September 7, 2022

SALEM, Ore – ODFW's Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet in person in Newport Thursday and Friday, Sept. 22-23.

Thursday's meeting will occur in person at the Newport Best Western Plus Agate Beach, 3019 N Coast Hwy and and via Teams from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda, log in information, and meeting materials are available online at The meeting includes review of five project proposals, program information and updates, and educational presentations.

Friday is a field tour, and no virtual option is available. Participants should meet at the OSU/Hatfield Marine Science Center at 9 a.m. The tour concludes at 12 p.m.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, language interpreters, or large-print materials for the meeting. 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 or contact program coordinator Marty Olson, 503-947-6232.



Marty Olson, 503- 947-6232,
Steve Emerson, (503) 947-6211,

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