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ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets in Salem


10/20/2016 – J. W. Snyder – Northwest Fishing News 

 

SALEM, Ore. – The Fish Passage Task Force will meet Friday, Oct. 28 in the Commission Room at the ODFW Headquarters Building, 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE in Salem.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes updates from task force members, vacancy recruitments, updates on the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) culvert repair initiative in western Oregon, and updates on the East Fork of the South Fork Trask River dam removal project.

The nine-member Fish Passage Task Force meets quarterly to advise ODFW on fish passage policies and issues. Task Force members represent water users, fisheries and conservation interests, and the general public. Additional information on the Task Force or 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 800-720-6339or 503-947-6002 at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. For more information, call Lisa Kingsley Fish Screening and Passage Programs Assistant, at 503-947-6224.