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Ocean Protection Council Meeting, September 22, 2015

The California Ocean Protection Council will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 1:00 pm, at the Natural Resource Building Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, California. On the morning of September 22, the OPC will host an informational workshop regarding the El Niño and its impacts on living marine resources, and will explore specific impacts on a few economically important fisheries in California. This workshop will be held from 9:30am to 11:30am at the California State Library, Room 500.

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DCTF Executive Committee Meeting Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 12:00pm

The California Dungeness Crab Task Force Executive Committee will be held to discuss options for ensuring the long-term functioning of a California lost fishing gear retrieval program and potentially develop proposals or a preferred option to share with the California Dungeness Crab Task Force.

Public Meeting and Agenda to Discuss Whale Entanglements off California

Save the Date: August 20, 2015
Where: Elihu M Harris State Building, 1515 Clay St Oakland CA 94612, Conference Room 1
When: 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Hosted By: Ocean Protection Council, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife, and NOAA Fisheries

This meeting will focus on sharing information and exploring ways to reduce the risk of entanglements in the California Dungeness crab fishery. More details to follow in the near future. Download the flyer.

For additional information contact: Jacqueline Meyer,

Ocean Protection Council Meeting, July 29, 2015

The Ocean Protection Council held a public meeting on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm, at the Natural Resource Building Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, California.

The Ocean Science Trust is hiring an Executive Director

The California Ocean Science Trust is looking for a leader to advance their initiatives and reputation for excellence in science-­based policy and resource management. For the Position Description and application instructions, click here.

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