Pacific Region Consultations Calendar 2014

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. First Nations Salmon Coordinating Committee (SCC) – South Coast – post season review

    , Vancouver

  2. Assessment of British Columbia Pacific Cod for Hecate Strait (Area 5CD) and Queen Charlotte Sound (Area 5AB) in 2013

    to , Nanaimo

  3. International Pacific Halibut Commission Annual Meeting

    to , Seattle, Washington

  4. Transboundary Panel

    to , Portland, Oregon

  5. Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) - Post Season Meeting

    to , Portland, Oregon

  6. Freshwater/Land-Based Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel Meeting

    , Nanaimo

  7. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee (PRHAAC)

    , Teleconference

  8. Tuna Advisory Board (TAB)

    , Nanaimo

  9. Modelling approaches for Aquaculture siting and characterizing ecologically relevant boundaries that delineate management zones for aquaculture activities

    to , Nanaimo

  10. Assessment of the ability of hydrodynamic and particle tracking models to inform decisions on siting and management of marine finfish aquaculture facilities in British Columbia

    to , Nanaimo

  11. Public Consultations 2014/2015 Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) for Prawn and Shrimp by Trap

    to , Online

  12. Harbour Authority Association of BC (HAABC) Conference

    to , Richmond

  13. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

  14. Sablefish Advisory Committee (SAC)

    , Vancouver

  15. Interior Fraser River Coho Salmon Interim Assessment

    to , Nanaimo

  16. Salmon Enhancement Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Vancouver

  17. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) - Pre-season discussions

    , Lower Fraser

  18. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  19. SFAB Main Board

    to , Richmond

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

    to , Vancouver

  21. Fraser River Joint Technical Working Group (JTWG)

    to , Richmond

  22. Fraser River Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning

    to , Richmond

  23. North Coast First Nations Salmon Coordinating Committee (SCC), post season review

    , Prince Rupert

  24. Shellfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee

    , Courtenay

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

    to , Vancouver

  26. Halibut Advisory Board (HAB)

    , Vancouver

  27. Assessment of Southern British Columbia Chinook Salmon Conservation Units Benchmarks and Status

    to , Nanaimo

  28. Transboundary Panel

    to , Vancouver

  29. Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) - AGM

    to , Vancouver

  30. Review of indicators selected for the Bowie Seamount and Endeavour Marie Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Pacific Region

    to , Nanaimo

  31. Fraser River Joint Technical Working Group (JTWG)

    to , Richmond

  32. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

  33. Fraser River Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning

    to , Richmond

  34. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

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

    , Vancouver

  36. Yukon River Joint Technical Committee, Pre-Season Meeting

    to , Webinar session

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

    to , SFU Wosk Centre

  38. Public Consultations – 2014/2015 Salmon North and South Coast IFMPs

    to , Online

  39. North Pacific Coast Guard Forum Experts Meeting 2014

    to , Oakland CA

  40. Regional Consultation on the Draft Action Plan for the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whales in Canada

    to , Online

  41. Moving Forward, All Together: Identifying MPA Network Objectives for the Pacific Northern Shelf Bioregion

    to , Richmond

  42. Marine Finfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee

    , Richmond

  43. Integrated Geoduck Management Framework

    to , Online

  44. Salmon Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Vancouver

  45. Straight of Georgia Glass Sponge Reef Conservation Initiative

    , Vancouver

  46. Fraser River Salmon Spawning Initiative (FRSSI) Tier 3

    , Richmond

  47. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) – Pre-Season discussions

    , Lower Fraser

  48. Fraser River Joint Technical Working Group (JTWG)

    to , Richmond

  49. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

    , TBD

  50. Fraser River Salmon Spawning Initiative (FRSSI) Tier 2

    , Kamloops

  51. Recovery Potential Analysis of White Sturgeon in British Columbia

    to , Nanaimo

  52. Fraser River Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning

    to , Kamloops

  53. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  54. Canada - US, Pacific Salmon Treaty (PST), Yukon River Chapter, Annual Meeting

    to , Anchorage, Alaska

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

    to , SFU Wosk Centre

  56. Sardine Integrated Advisory Board (SIAB)

    , Vancouver

  57. North Coast SFAB - 2014 planning/IFMP review

    to , Prince Rupert

  58. South Coast SFAB - 2014 planning/IFMP review

    to , Nanaimo

  59. Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) - Tier 2

    , Lower Fraser

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

    to , Vancouver

  61. Main Board SFAB

    to , Richmond

  62. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

    , TBD

  63. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  64. Salmon Coordinating Committee (SCC)

    , WebEx

  65. Tuna Advisory Board (TAB)

    , Victoria

  66. Salmon Integrated Harvest Planning Committee (IHPC)

    , Vancouver

  67. Fraser Watershed Joint Technical Working Group

    to , Vancouver Island

  68. Fraser River Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning

    , Vancouver Island

  69. Canada US Tuna Treaty Negotiations

    to , Portland

  70. Integrated Herring Harvest Planning Committee (IHHPC)

    , Vancouver

  71. North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission

    to , Portland, OR

  72. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  73. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

    , TBA

  74. Shellfish Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel (SAIAP)

    , Courtenay

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

    to , Vancouver

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

    to , Vancouver

  77. Salmon Enhancement Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Parksville

  78. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee (PRHAAC)

    , Vancouver

  79. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

    , TBA

  80. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  81. SARA - Regional Consultation on Green Sturgeon draft Management Plan

    to , Online

  82. 2014/2015 Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) for Sea Cucumber

    to , Online

  83. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  84. CSAP - An Evaluation of West Coast Vancouver Island Chinook Salmon Visual Spawning Escapement Estimation Methods

    , Nanaimo

  85. Moult timing of legal-sized male Dungeness Crabs in Crab Management Areas E, G, and H in British Columbia

    , Nanaimo

  86. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  87. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  88. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  89. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  90. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  91. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  92. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  93. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  94. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  95. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  96. Characterization of Fishery Effects on Valued Species, Habitat and Ecosystem Components of the Proposed Scott Islands marine National Wildlife Area

    to , Nanaimo

  97. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  98. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  99. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  100. SARA - Regional Consultation on Paxton and Vananda Stickleback Pairs draft Action Plan

    to , Online

  101. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  102. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  103. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  104. SARA - Regional Consultation on Speckled Dace draft Recovery Strategy

    to , Online

  105. Fraser Panel, in-season meeting

    , Teleconference

  106. Stock Assessment and Managment Advice for BC Pacific Herring:2014 Status and 2015 Forecast

    to , Nanaimo

  107. Columbia River Treaty Government of Canada and Columbia Basin First Nations

    , Invermere

  108. International Pacific Halibut Commission

    to , Vancouver

  109. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  110. Integrated Herring Harvest Planning Committee (IHHPC)

    , Vancouver

  111. Information Session with the BC Provinical representatives, Aquaculture Activities Regulations (proposed)

    , Vancouver

  112. Information Session with First Nations, Aquaculture Activities Regulations (proposed)

    , Vancouver

  113. Information Session with Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s), Aquaculture Activities Regulations (proposed)

    , Vancouver

  114. Information Session with First Nations, Aquaculture Activities Regulations (proposed)

    , Nanaimo

  115. Information Session with First Nations, Aquaculture Activities Regulations (proposed)

    , Terrace

  116. SARA - Regional Consultation on Westslope Cutthroat Trout Draft Management Plan (British Columbia Population)

    to , Online

  117. Marine Finfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee

    , Richmond

  118. Shellfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee

    , TBD

  119. Groundfish Integrated Advisory Board (GIAB)

    , TBD

  120. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    , Williams Lake

  121. 2015 Integrated Management Plan (IFMP) for Crab

    -

  122. Tuna Advisory Board (TAB)

    , Teleconference

  123. Salmon Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board (SEHAB)

    to , Kamloops/Adams River

  124. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

  125. Columbia River Basin 2014 Conference

    - , Spokane, WA

  126. Pacific Salmon Commission – post season review

    - , Vancouver

  127. Shellfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee

    , Courtenay

  128. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee

    , Vancouver

  129. Yukon River Joint Technical Committee

    to , Vancouver

  130. First Nation Fisheries Council General Assembly – Tier 2

    , Prince George

  131. Freshwater/Land-Based Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel Meeting

    , Nanaimo

  132. Estimates of a Biologically-Based Spawning Goal and Biological Benchmarks for the Canadian-origin Taku River Coho Stock Aggregate

    - , Nanaimo

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

    , SFU Wosk Centre

  134. Determination of Escapement and Exploitation Rate Benchmarks for the Two Georgia Strait Southern BC Coho MU’s

    - , Nanaimo

  135. Assessment of Interior Fraser River Coho Salmon Conservation Units’ Benchmarks and Status

    - , Nanaimo

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

    - , SFU Wosk Centre

  137. Coastwide Stock Assessment of Arrowtooth Flounder and Yellowtail Rockfish in British Columbia

    - , Nanaimo

  138. AAROM group - Fraser River Aboriginal Fisheries Secretariat (FRAF's)

  139. Stock assessment for Yellowtail Rockfish (Sebastes flavidus)

    to , Nanaimo, British Columbia

  140. Shellfish Aquaculture Industry Advisory Panel (SAIAP)

    , Courtenay

  141. Transboundary Technical Committee - Post Season meeting

    to , Juneau, Alaska

  142. Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFFCA)

    - , Williams Lake

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

    - , Vancouver

  144. Pre-season abundance forecasts for Fraser River Sockeye and Pink Salmon returns in 2015

    , Nanaimo

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

    - , SFU Wosk Centre

  146. Columbia River Treaty, Okanagan Nation Alliance (as represented by the Upper Nicola Band, Okanagan Indian Band, Westbank First Nation, Penticton Indian Band, Upper Similkameen Indian Band Lower Similkameen Indian Band, and the Osoyoos Indian Band) and the Government of Canada (as represented by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, and Natural Resources Canada)

    , Vancouver - DFO Office

  147. Groundfish Integrated Advisory Board (GIAB)

    , TBD

  148. Review of the Fluidigm BioMark platform: Evaluation to assess fitness for purpose in microbial monitoring

    , Nanaimo

  149. First Nations Aquaculture Technical

    , Vancouver

  150. Canada/BC MPA Network Planning Workshop

    to , Richmond

  151. International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC)

    to , Seattle, WA

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

    - , SFU Wosk Centre

  153. Shrimp Trawl Sectoral Committee

  154. Sardine Integrated Advisory Board (SIAB)

    , Vancouver

  155. Sufficiency Review of the Information on Effects of Marine Shipping on Marine Mammals in the Facilities Application for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

    , Nanaimo

  156. Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations, Proposed Regulations, Gazette 1

    to

  157. Yukon River Panel, YRP Post-season meeting

    to , Anchorage, AK

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

    , SFU Wosk Centre

  159. Coastwide Stock Assessment of Redbanded Rockfish, Strait of Georgia Lingcod Assessment and Area 5AB Pacific Cod Assessment in British Columbia

    to , Nanaimo

  160. Pacific Cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Assessment for Queen Charlotte Sound (5AB), British Columbia in 2013

    , Nanaimo

  161. Redbanded Rockfish (Sebastes babcocki) Stock Assessment for the Pacific Coast of Canada in 2014

    to , Nanaimo

  162. Lingcod Assessment (Ophiodon elongatus) for the Strait of Georgia (Area 4B), British Columbia in 2014

    , Nanaimo

  163. Halibut Advisory Board (HAB)

    to , Vancouver

  164. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework (Small group)

    , SFU Wosk Centre

  165. Pacific Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee (PRHAAC)

    , teleconference

  166. Pacific Oyster Sectoral Committee

    , Courtenay

  167. South Coast SFAB - post-season review

    to , Nanaimo

  168. Forum on Conservation and Harvest Planning

    to , Williams Lake

  169. Updating the Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework (Small group)

    , SFU Wosk Centre