Fish Screening Task Force meets Oct. 19 in Salem


The Fish Screening Task Force will meet Thursday, Oct. 19 at ODFW Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem.

The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes updates on fall projects, program funding, screen maintenance concerns, and an update on a partnership with Idaho Power. A public comment period is scheduled for 1 p.m. For a full copy of the agenda, email [email protected]

The ODFW Fish Screening Program helps water users install and maintain fish screens to prevent fish from entering water diversions. The Task Force advises ODFW on program development, implementation, monitoring, technology, funding and reporting.

The seven members of the Task Force are appointed by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission. Three members represent agricultural interests, three members represent fishing or fish conservation interests, and one member represents the public at large. Members serve two-year terms and may be reappointed.

Reasonable accommodations will be 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 Information and Education Division at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6002 at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting.

For more information contact Tracy Wyllie, 541-575-0561[email protected]

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