FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Oregon Fish Passage Task Force Meets in Salem Feb. 15

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's Fish Passage Task Force will meet Friday Feb, 15, 2019 at the ODFW Headquarters Commission Conference Room located at 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE.

The Task Force meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes general ODFW fish passage program updates and initiatives. A new statewide fish passage barrier prioritization effort and two new fish passage waiver requests will be presented to the Task Force for consideration. Public comments on these two waiver requests can be provided during these agenda items. There is also a general public comment period at 1:45 pm. Public participation is encouraged.

The nine-member Task Force meets regularly to advise ODFW on fish passage policies and issues. Task Force members represent water users and owners-operators, fisheries and conservation interests, and the general public-at-large. The draft meeting agenda and additional information on the Task Force and the ODFW Fish Passage Program is available on the ODFW website or by contacting Greg Apke, ODFW Fish Passage Program Coordinator, at (503) 947-6228 or greg.d.apke@state.or.us.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations may call the Information and Education Division at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6002 at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. For additional information, contact Greg Apke.

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Contact:
Greg Apke (503) 947-6228