Washington, Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners will meet to discuss Columbia River steelhead

Columbia River

by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

OLYMPIA – Members of the Washington and Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissions will hold a virtual meeting this week to discuss 2021 upriver summer steelhead fisheries in the Columbia River.

Four members of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission and three members of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27.

Commission members will receive a briefing on current Columbia River steelhead fisheries from staff with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and discuss potential next steps for steelhead recovery.

The meeting will be held via Zoom webinar; the public can tune in to the meeting at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84147220928. Participants can also call in to the meeting at 253-215-8782 or 888-475-4499, then enter the webinar ID: 841-4722-0928.

No decisions are expected at this meeting, and no public comment will be taken.

To view the full agenda and for more information about the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, visit https://wdfw.wa.gov/about/commission. For more information about the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, visit https://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/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.

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