North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Ecosystem Committee - 05/08/2023

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Closed for written comment at 05/07/2023 06:00 PM AKDT

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Meeting Time: 05/08/2023 08:30 AM AKDT

Ecosystem Committee

Monday, May 08, 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: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 West Third Ave., Anchorage, AK

Zoom Link:


Meeting ID: 814 2772 2241
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 the intial draft Purpose and Need and alternatives for a Programmatic EIS. All ideas are welcome and may be provided in any format. The initial draft Purpose and Need can be found in the "Reference Information" section below. Written comments can be submitted using the "Comment Now" option on this page. If possible, please submit comments by 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 03, 2023 to allow Staff and Committee members time for review before the meeting. Written submissions will, however, be accepted until the day before the meeting. A significant portion of the morning will be reserved for public comment.

We look forward to your participation in this process.

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

Meeting Information
May 2023 Agenda and report, previous reports and links
Attachments: FINAL-Draft Agenda May2023 ECO -Uploaded: 05/04/2023 02:06 PM AKDT
LINK May 2023 Ecosystem Committee REPORT -Uploaded: 05/17/2023 01:18 PM AKDT
LINK April 2023 ECo Report -Uploaded: 04/10/2023 01:19 PM AKDT
LINK April 2023 eAgenda -Uploaded: 04/10/2023 01:21 PM AKDT
LINK January 2023 ECo Report -Uploaded: 04/10/2023 01:20 PM AKDT
PSEIS Roadmap Discussion Paper-Jan2023-ECO -Uploaded: 05/08/2023 10:42 AM AKDT
13 Comments Reference Information
Attachments: Draft Purpose Need and Alternatives -Uploaded: 04/14/2023 10:21 AM AKDT
Background Information for Purpose and Need -Uploaded: 04/14/2023 10:21 AM AKDT
Programmatic EIS (Sara Cleaver, Diana Evans, Nicole Watson)
Attachments: Presentation May2023 ECo PEIS -Uploaded: 05/08/2023 04:26 PM AKDT
LINK Ecosystem Committee Recommendations for PEIS Purpose Need Alternatives -Uploaded: 05/17/2023 01:20 PM AKDT
Public Comment - opportunity to provide ideas
Committee discussion and next steps
Committee discussion and next steps (continued)
Scheduling and other items