Washington, Oregon fish and wildlife commissioners will hold meeting to discuss Columbia River conservation and management


Commission office, commission@dfw.wa.gov, 360-902-2267

OLYMPIA – Members of the Washington and Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissions will hold a special meeting next week to discuss joint-state fishery management and conservation on the Columbia River.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 20.

Four members of the Washington Commission and two members of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will discuss fishery management and allocation, as well as focus areas for conservation and recovery on the river.

The meeting is part of an ongoing effort to develop a joint commission policy to help guide concurrent fisheries management in the shared waters of the Columbia River.

The public can watch the meeting online via Zoom webinar at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81550578138, or by calling 253-215-8782 or 888-475-4499 and entering the meeting ID: 815-5057-8138. No public comment will be taken at this meeting.

To view full agendas for these meetings and for more information about the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, visit https://wdfw.wa.gov/about/commission.

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is a panel appointed by the governor that sets policy for WDFW. WDFW works to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.

Individuals who need to receive this information in an alternative format, language, or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact the Title VI/ADA Compliance Coordinator by phone at 360-902-2349, TTY (711), or email (Title6@dfw.wa.gov). For more information, see https://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/requests-accommodation.