The California Ocean Protection Council held a public meeting on July 25th 2018 at 1 PM, at the Natural Resources Agency Auditorium, 1419 Ninth Street, Sacramento California.
The Dungeness Crab Task Force will convene via conference call on October 16-18th. Please note that the meeting will not be held in Ukiah, but instead will be held via conference call due to the recent wildfires impacting California. The Dungeness Crab Task Force meeting goals are: To receive and discuss updates on the status of the California Dungeness crab fishery and the California commercial Dungeness crab trap limit program; To discuss and potentially provide recommendations related to the long-term organizational structure, funding, and operations of an industry-representative body to inform the management and address priorities of the Dungeness crab fishery beyond 2019; To discuss and potentially provide recommendations to update, extend, amend, remove, etc. sunsetting Fish and Game Code sections as they relate to the California Dungeness crab fishery; and To identify recommendations to be forwarded to the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and the Fish and Game Commission via the Dungeness Crab Task Force’s (DCTF) January 15, 2018 report. Please see the agenda for more information.