On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 1 PM, the Ocean Protection Council with hold a public teleconference meeting at the Natural Resources Agency, Room 1305, 1416 Ninth Street in Sacramento.
On Monday, October 17, 2016, at 1 PM, the Ocean Protection Council held a public meeting at the Natural Resources Building Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street in Sacramento.
The Dungeness Crab Task Force Executive Committee held a public conference call on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 11:00am to provide updates on disaster relief, lost fishing gear recovery program, whale entanglements, and the Dungeness crab trap tag account, and discuss the issue of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and the long-term functioning of the California Dungeness Crab Task Force (DCTF) beyond 2017.
The Ocean Protection Council and Ocean Science Trust are pleased to announce the release of a new product: Frequently Asked Questions: Harmful Algal Blooms and California Fisheries. The document is designed to serve as a resource to build common understanding across all engaged in this issue, and provide clarity on the State’s current practices (through July 2016) to harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring and management, and seafood toxin sampling and testing protocols.