Pacific Region Consultations Calendar 2013

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific Region has developed this Consultation Calendar to provide information to our clients regarding upcoming consultation/information meetings organized by the Department. It also highlights key meetings in which DFO is involved. This calendar will increase public awareness regarding the major initiatives on which DFO is currently consulting.

By providing this information in a timely manner, it is hoped that the calendar will facilitate participation in DFO’s consultation processes and increase transparency. Please consult this calendar regularly for updates on meetings to be held. Your feedback is important.

  1. 2013/2014 Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) for Prawn and Shrimp by Trap

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada is soliciting comments regarding the 2013/2014 Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) for Prawn and Shrimp by Trap

  2. Pacific Salmon Treaty (PST) Chapter 4 renewal discussion with First Nations

    to , Richmond

  3. Sablefish Advisory Committee (SAC)

    , Richmond

  4. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA)

    , Executive Meeting, Sumas

  5. Transboundary Panel

    to , Post-Season meeting, Vancouver

  6. Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAFS)

    , Executive Meeting

  7. FNFC SARA and Aquatic Species Workshop, Tier 1

    Richmond

  8. Island Marine and Aquatic Working Group (IMAWG)

    to , Vancouver Island

  9. Groundfish Trawl Advisory Committee (GTAC)

    , Vancouver

  10. FNFC SARA and Aquatic Species Workshop, Tier 2

    , Vancouver

  11. First Nations Salmon Coordinating Committee

    , Vancouver

  12. Consultations on the Intent to Regulate Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

    , Vancouver - SFU Harbour Centre Room 2200 (7-9 PM)

  13. SGaan Kinghlas - Bowie Seamount Protected Area Management Board Meeting

  14. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Richmond

  15. International Pacific Halibut Commission

    to , Victoria

  16. Salmon Integrated Harvest Planning Committee (IHPC)

    , Vancouver

  17. Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning for Fraser Salmon

    to , Richmond

  18. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Board of Directors

  19. Hake Joint Technical Committee

    to , Seattle

  20. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , General Assembly

  21. CSAP RPR - Assessment of Pacific Sardine and Harvest Advice for 2013

    to , Nanaimo

  22. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA)

    , First Nation - Post-Season discussion, Fraser Valley

  23. Pacific Salmon Treaty (PST) Chapter 4 renewal discussion with First Nations

    , Richmond

  24. SFAB Groundfish Sport Fish Working Group

    , Richmond

  25. SFAB Main Board

    to , Richmond

  26. Salmon Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    , Vancouver

  27. Draft 2013-2014 IFMP Prawn and Shrimp by Trap

    Deadline for feedback February 6, 2013.

  28. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Executive

    , Sumas

  29. Transboundary Panel

    to , Portland

  30. Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) AGM

    to , Portland

  31. Tuna Advisory Board (TAB)

    , Nanaimo

  32. Harbour Authority Association of BC Annual Conference

    to , Nanaimo

  33. Fraser Salmon Roadmap

    to , Richmond

  34. CSAP RPR- State of the Pacific Ocean 2012

    , Sidney

  35. FRAFS Executive Meeting

    , Kamloops

    CFE Networking II (PICFI)

  36. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Tier 1, Pre-season discussion

    , TBD

  37. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Online

  38. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Tier 2, Pre-season discussion

    , TBD

  39. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Tsawout

  40. Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning for Fraser Salmon

    to , Tsawout

  41. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Community Meeting

  42. Public Posting - Draft 1 IFMP for review and comment

    , Online

  43. CSAP - Pre-Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) assessment of Southern BC Chinook Salmon (RAP) meeting

    to , Nanaimo

  44. First Nation Salmon Coordinating Committee

    , Richmond

  45. Salmon Integrated Harvest Planning Committee (IHPC)

    to , Richmond

  46. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Executive Meeting

    , Sumas

  47. SGaan Kinghlas - Bowie Seamount Protected Area Management Board Meeting

  48. Island Marine and Aquatic Working Group (IMAWG), Pre-Season discussion

    to , Vancouver Island

  49. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Online

  50. UFFCA Board of Directors

  51. UFFCA General Assembly

  52. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Richmond

  53. Hake Joint Management Committee

    to , Lynnwood WA

  54. Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning for Fraser Salmon

    to , Richmond

  55. FRAFS, Executive Meeting

  56. Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee (AMAC)

    , Richmond

  57. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) pre-season discussion

  58. Commercial Salmon Advisory Board (CSAB)

  59. Sardine Integrated Advisory Board (SIAB)

    , Vancouver

  60. Prawn Sectoral Committee

    , Nanaimo

  61. Regional Consultation on Blue, Fin, Sei, and North Pacific Right Whale draft partial Action Plan

    to , Online

  62. Salmon Integrated Harvest Planning Committee (IHPC)

    to , Richmond

  63. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    , Lillooet

  64. Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning for Fraser Salmon

    to , Lillooet

  65. Integrated Herring Harvest Planning Committee (IHHPC)

    , Post-Season meeting

  66. Commercial Fishing Enterprise(CFE)(PICFI)

    to , Information and Engagement Session, Kamloops

  67. Shellfish Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel

    , Courtenay

  68. Tuna Advisory Board (TAB)

    , Victoria

  69. Review of Assessment of Longnose Skate and Big Skate stocks in areas 4B, 3CD, 5AB and 5CDE in British Columbia

    , Nanaimo

  70. The Salmon Enhancement Program (SEP) Biennial Community Workshop

    to , Bowen Island

  71. Commercial Fishing Enterprise(CFE)(PICFI)

    to , Information and Engagement Session, Nanaimo

  72. Canada/US Hake Joint Management Committee, Vancouver

    , Vancouver

  73. Southern BC Chinook Planning Initiative - Science Workshop

    to , Richmond

  74. Commercial Fishing Enterprise(CFE)(PICFI)

    to , Information and Engagement Session, Prince Rupert

  75. CSAP - Regional Peer Review on the Recovery Potential Assessment Offshore Killer Whale

    to , Nanaimo

  76. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Delegate Forum

  77. PNCIMA - Draft Integrated Management Plan for the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) sub-regional community meeting

    , Masset

  78. Public Consultations 2013-2014 IFMP - Green Sea Urchin

    to

  79. Salmon Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Vancouver

  80. PNCIMA - Draft Integrated Management Plan for the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) sub-regional community meeting

    , Prince Rupert

  81. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee (PRHAAC)

    , Vancouver

  82. PNCIMA - Draft Integrated Management Plan for the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) sub-regional community meeting

    , Port Hardy

  83. Aquaculture - Freshwater/Land-Based Industry Meeting

    , Vancouver

  84. Fraser Panel and Technical Meeting

    to , Sequamish WA

  85. PNCIMA - Draft Integrated Management Plan for the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) sub-regional community meeting

    , Campbell River

  86. West Coast Vancouver Island Chinook Salmon Escapement Estimation and Stock Aggregation Procedures

    to , Nanaimo

  87. Groundfish Trawl Advisory Committee (GTAC)

    , Vancouver

  88. Sea Cucumber Sectoral Committee

    , Nanaimo

  89. Pilot ERAF assessment for selected Valuable Ecosystem Components for PNCIMA

    to , Nanaimo

  90. Shellfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee (AMAC)

    , Courtenay

  91. Public Consultations 2013-2014 IFMP - Sea Cucumber

    to

  92. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  93. Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture Committee (PFAC) – Yukon

    , 1:30pm to 4:30pm, DFO office, Whitehorse, Yukon

  94. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  95. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  96. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  97. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  98. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  99. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  100. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  101. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  102. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  103. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  104. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  105. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  106. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  107. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  108. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  109. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  110. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  111. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  112. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  113. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  114. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  115. Stock Assessment of Pacific Herring in British Columbia in 2013

    to , Nanaimo

  116. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  117. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  118. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  119. Fraser River Panel Technical Committee

    , teleconference

  120. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , teleconference

  121. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - Commercial Salmon Advisory Board

    to , Vancouver

  122. Prawn Sectoral Committee

    , Nanaimo

  123. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - First Nations Salmon Co-ordinating Committee

    to , Richmond

  124. Marine Finfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee (AMAC)

    , Richmond

  125. Intertidal Clam Sectoral Committee

    , Courtenay

  126. The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)

    to , Nanaimo

  127. Salmon Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Vancouver

  128. Shrimp Trawl Sectoral Committee

    , Nanaimo

  129. Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) Executive Committee

    to , Alaska

  130. A Simulation Modelling Tool to Evaluate Alternative Fishery Closure Network Designs for Shallow-water Benthic Invertebrates in British Columbia

    to , Nanaimo

  131. Centre for Science Advice Pacific (CSAP): A Simulation Modelling Tool to Evaluate Alternative Fishery Closure Network Designs for Shallow-water Benthic Invertebrates in British Columbia

    to , Nanaimo

  132. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - Commercial Salmon Advisory Board (CSAB)

    to , Vancouver

  133. Review of the Information for the Identification of Critical Habitat for Morrison Creek Lamprey

    , Nanaimo

  134. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee (PRHAAC)

    , Vancouver

  135. Review of the Information for the Identification of Critical Habitat for Cowichan (Vancouver) Lamprey

    , Nanaimo

  136. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - First Nations Salmon Co-ordinating Committee

    to , Vancouver

  137. Island Marine and Aquatic Working Group (IMAWG) - halibut

    to

  138. Public Consultations 2014 Crab IFMP

    to

  139. Pre-COSEWIC Assessment of Southern British Columbia Chinook Salmon - Part II

    to , Nanaimo

  140. Yukon River Joint Technical Committee

    to , Seattle, Washington

  141. SARA - Regional Consultation on Bull Trout - South Coast British Columbia and Western Arctic populations

    to , Online

  142. Transboundary Technical Committee - Pacific Salmon Treaty Meeting

    to , Seattle, Washington

  143. Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAFS) Executive

  144. Assessments of British Columbia Rock Sole and Silvergray Rockfish Stocks,

    to , Nanaimo

  145. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    to , Williams Lake

  146. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Delegates Forum

    to

  147. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - Commercial Salmon Advisory Board (CSAB)

    to , Vancouver

  148. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - First Nations Salmon Co-ordinating Committee

    to , Vancouver

  149. SARA - Regional Consultation on Eulachon – Nass / Skeena Rivers population

    to , Online

  150. Canada - US, Pacific Salmon Treaty (PST), Yukon River Chapter

    to , post season meeting, Anchorage, AK

  151. Prawn Sectoral Committee

    , Nanaimo

  152. Evaluating transfers of harvested shellfish products, from the west to the east coast of Vancouver Island, as a potential vector for European green crabs (Carcinus maenas) and other non-native invertebrate species

    to , Nanaimo

  153. International Pacific Halibut Commission

    to , Interim Meeting, Seattle WA

  154. Halibut Advisory Board Meeting (HAB)

    to , Vancouver

  155. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) Delegates Forum

    to

  156. Sablefish Advisory Committee (SAC)

    , Vancouver

  157. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    to , Prince George

  158. Sardine Integrated Advisory Board (SIAB)

    , Vancouver

  159. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - Commercial Salmon Advisory Board (CSAB)

    to , Vancouver

  160. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework - First Nations Salmon Co-ordinating Committee

    to , Vancouver

  161. Shellfish Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel (SAIAP)

    , Courtenay