The Council appointed members to the newly formed Salmon Bycatch Committee, which will hold its first meeting on November 28, 2022. The NPFMC Salmon Bycatch Committee will be co-chaired by two Council members, Andy Mezirow and Rachel Baker. Members and their affiliations are listed below. The November meeting will provide an opportunity for Committee introductions, review of […]
Northern Bering Sea Research Area
The Northern Bering Sea Research Area (NBSRA) was implemented in 2008 and prohibited bottom trawling in the northern part of the Bering Sea. The objective of the Council was to develop a research plan that would provide data to allow a better understanding of the potential impacts of trawling on the benthic and epibenthic fauna […]
Comment Policy Changes
The Council’s draft public comment policy is posted. Public comment for the Council is open May 12 – 26th at 5:00 PM AST. Council comments will be reviewed, then publicly posted after the deadline.
Updates to Meeting
New Features to the October Council meeting There’s a new look to the meeting page where you can find all the links. Other changes: Adobeconnect is launching a significant update before our council meeting. Although it should happen seamlessly, you may want to connect early to avoid any possible tech glitches. The SSC has their own eAgenda for this […]