North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Ecosystem Committee - 04/04/2023

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Closed for written comment at 04/03/2023 06:00 PM AKDT

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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
4 Comments 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: April 2023 ECO Report -Uploaded: 04/11/2023 08:05 AM AKDT
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
PPT Apr2023 ECo PEIS -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:16 AM AKDT
Committee member concepts
Public Comment - opportunity to provide ideas
Attachments: PublicComment-Marx-Steve-PewCharitableTrusts -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:34 AM AKDT
PublicComment-Olson-Paul-TheBoatCompany-3.27.23 PEIS.discussion.prompt.Q.1.TBC -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:34 AM AKDT
PublicComment-Olson-Paul-TheBoatCompany-3.27.23 PEIS.discussion.prompt.Q.4.TBC -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:34 AM AKDT
PublicComment-RaymondYakoubian-Brenden-Kawerak -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:34 AM AKDT
PublicComment-RobbinGisclair-Becca-OceanConservancy -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:34 AM AKDT
PublicComment-StahlJohnson-Kristin-OceanPeoples -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:35 AM AKDT
PuclicComment-Tran-Chris-AleutCommunityOfStPaul -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 08:35 AM AKDT
ECoMember-Ayers-Jim-April 4th Ecosystem Committee PEIS comments final 03.26.23ja -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 11:14 AM AKDT
ECoMember-Ayers-Jim-Significant Changes in the Bering Sea Since 2004 Bullets & References final 03.24.23 -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 11:14 AM AKDT
ECoMember-Fosdick-Rose-GoogleFormResponse -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 11:14 AM AKDT
ECoMember-Iani-John-GoogleFormResponse -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 11:15 AM AKDT
ECoMember-Peterson-Theresa-Responses to PEIS Questionnaire -Uploaded: 04/04/2023 11:15 AM AKDT
Committee discussion and next steps
Attachments: PEIS Initial DRAFT Purpose and Need -Uploaded: 04/11/2023 08:04 AM AKDT
Scheduling and other items