Joint state meeting to discuss Columbia River salmon policies

SALEM, Ore.— Members of the Oregon and Washington Fish and Wildlife commissions will hold a joint meeting to discuss Columbia River salmon policies on Wednesday, May 26 from 8-11:30 a.m.

The meeting is open to the public but no public comment will be taken. The meeting will be available to view at https://zoom.us/j/97841994928.

See the meeting agenda at https://www.dfw.state.or.us/fish/OSCRP/CRM/docs/2021/OR_WA%20CR%20joint%20mtg%205.26%20AGENDA_.pdf.

Staff members with ODFW and WDFW will present along with representatives from the NW Power and Conservation Council.

Commissioners Wahl, Wolley and Zarnowitz are members of this joint state Columbia River policy subcommittee and will represent Oregon at the meeting.

The joint meetings are not decision-making meetings. The committee members will report back to their full Commissions, who will ultimately consider any changes to their respective policies.