North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Ecosystem Committee - 04/04/2023

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 04/03/2023 06:00 PM AKDT

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All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 04/04/2023 08:30 AM AKDT

Ecosystem Committee

Tuesday, April 04, 2023, 8:30am - 4:30pm Alaska Time (9:30am - 5:30pm Pacific Time)

This will be a hybrid meeting with options for in-person and virtual participation.

In person: Hilton Hotel, Denali Room, Anchorage, AK

Zoom Link:


Meeting ID: 842 4726 0852
Passcode: NPFMC

Or join by phone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782


The Ecosystem Committee is seeking input on development of a purpose and need and alternatives for a Programmatic EIS. All ideas are welcome and may be provided in any format. A discussion prompt is linked below, with questions to help frame the work on the Programmatic and assist the Committee in developing a purpose and need statement and identification of alternatives for the Council. Feel free to use these questions as a starting place, or provide your ideas in any format, as you see fit. Written submissions will be accepted until the day before the meeting, and a significant portion of the morning will be reserved for public input.

All information provided through the eAgenda is part of the public record. 

Submitting Comments
Comment Now (2) Options for Public Comment: Either click the link below to use the google form, or click the "Comment Now" icon to the left.
Attachments: LINK Google form for PEIS discussion questionnaire for Public Comment -Uploaded: 03/01/2023 01:35 PM AKST
LINK PEIS Discussion Prompt -Uploaded: 03/08/2023 07:00 AM AKST
Current Groundfish Management Goals and Objectives -Uploaded: 03/02/2023 07:47 AM AKST
Meeting Information
April 2023 Agenda, previous reports and links
Attachments: DRAFT Agenda April 2023 -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:36 AM AKDT
LINK Council motion from February 2023 -Uploaded: 03/14/2023 01:38 PM AKDT
ECO Report January 2023 -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:45 AM AKDT
ECO Report October 2022 -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:44 AM AKDT
ECO Report March 2022 -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:43 AM AKDT
LINK January 2023 ECO eAgenda -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:36 AM AKDT
LINK October 2022 ECO eAgenda -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:38 AM AKDT
LINK March 2022 ECO eAgenda -Uploaded: 03/24/2023 10:38 AM AKDT
Groundfish PEIS Planning (Sara Cleaver, Diana Evans, Nicole Watson)
Attachments: Prompt for PEIS Discussion -Uploaded: 03/07/2023 02:34 PM AKST
LINK Google Form for PEIS discussion questionnaire -Uploaded: 03/01/2023 01:27 PM AKST
Committee member concepts
Public Comment - opportunity to provide ideas
Committee discussion and next steps
Scheduling and other items