SALEM — Oregon ’s Coastal Coho Stakeholder
Team will meet Jan. 20 in Newport to
continue working on conservation actions to
benefit coastal coho salmon .
The stakeholder team advises both the
State of Oregon and the National Marine
Fisheries Service on Oregon ’s Coastal Coho
Project. Members of the team represent fish
conservation, fishing, private land, timber,
agricultural, tribal and other interests.
The meeting is scheduled from 8:30 a.m.
to 5p.m. at the Hallmark Inn and Resort, 744
SW Elizabeth Street . Public comments will
be accepted at 10:45 a.m.
More information about the Coastal Coho
Project and the stakeholder team can be
This collaborative effort began last year
to address coastal coho conservation. The
objectives of the project are to:
- Assess the Oregon Plan for Salmon and
Watersheds effort to conserve and rebuild
coastal coho populations.
- Use the assessment to assist NOAA
Fisheries with a status review.
- Use the assessment as a basis to seek
legal assurances for local participants.
- Use the assessment as a foundation for
developing a conservation plan for coho.
Reasonable accommodations are 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 ODFW Director’s Office at
800-720-6339 or 503-947-6044 at least 24
hours in advance of the meeting.