Ocean Protection Council Meeting, September 22, 2015

The California Ocean Protection Council held 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 hosted an informational workshop regarding the El Niño and its impacts on living marine resources, exploring specific impacts on a few economically important fisheries in California. This workshop was held from 9:30am to 11:30am at the California State Library, Room 500.
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California Whale Entanglements: August 20th Public Meeting

Please Note: A working group has been convened to continue discussion on topics raised at the August 20th meeting described below. To see the working group main webpage with current activities, click here.

California Whale Entanglements

On August 20, 2015 the Ocean Protection Council, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife, and NOAA Fisheries hosted a meeting focused on sharing information and exploring ways to reduce the risk of entanglements in the California Dungeness crab fishery. Commercial and recreational fishermen, environmental NGOs, and interested members of the public gathered to discuss this important issue. PDF versions of the slides shared at the meeting can be downloaded below.

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