Kim Howlett, DFG Fisheries Branch, (916) 445-3935
Dana Michaels, DFG Communications, (916) 322-2420
The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will hold a meeting of the California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead in Sacramento on Wednesday, May 18. This meeting, hosted by the Fisheries Restoration Grant Program, is open to the public.
The Committee will discuss the Fisheries Restoration Grants Program, pending legislation regarding salmon and steelhead, AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards, and the status of the species in the Klamath, Shasta and Scott rivers.
An update on the Sacramento River System and Delta will include the Central Valley Steelhead Monitoring and Implementation Plan, the Draft Delta Plan III and the Trinity River watershed.
The public will have an opportunity to speak before the vote on each action item. The chair may limit speaking time.
The meeting will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the DFG Fisheries Conference Room at 830 S St., Sacramento (95811). Street parking is available. People on the north coast may participate by conference call from the DFG Coastal Watershed Planning and Assessment Office at 1455 Sandy Prairie Court, Fortuna (95540).
For more information please visit www.dfg.ca.gov/news/pubnotice/.
Restoring anadromous salmon and steelhead habitat is a commitment this program and partners have embraced. With the populations of some salmon at critically low levels, there are many opportunities for restoration projects that will directly benefit the salmon and steelhead trout in California.