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 October 19-20, 2005
Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force : October 19, 2005, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; and October 20, 2005, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Shilo Inn, Klamath Falls, Oregon . The Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force (Task Force) will meet to discuss issues related to the restoration of salmon and other anadromous fisheries of the Klamath River. The Task Force is a Federal advisory committee that assists the Secretary of the Interior in the formulation, coordination, and implementation of a 20-year program to restore the anadromous fish populations of the Klamath River Basin Conservation Area. The Task Force membership includes representatives of the commercial salmon fishing industry; the in-river sport fishing community; the Yurok, Karuk, Hoopa, and Klamath Tribes; Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, Siskiyou, and Klamath Counties; the California Department of Fish and Game; Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife; U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture; and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries). This meeting will include a presentation from the Klamath River Fish Health Assessment Team, information about Klamath River water quality standards, updates from the Klamath Fishery Management Council on Chinook salmon management, and a presentation of the Nathaniel S. Bingham Memorial Awards for significant contribution to restoration. Members of the public are encouraged to attend this meeting and offer comments and recommendations to the Task Force. For additional information, please contact Gary Curtis, at (530) 842-5763.



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