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Monday, March 16

2nd Salmon and Steelhead Strategy Performance Indicator Workshop – 8:30 - 11:30am

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Resident Fish Strategy Performance Indicator Workshop – 1 - 4:30pm

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Tuesday, March 17 – Webinar

Power Committee – 9am – Large conference room

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Fish and Wildlife Committee – 9:30am – Small conference room

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  • Discussion of savings for use of funds in 2020 (MF, PO) (45)
  • Briefing on Columbia River Eulachon: Laura Heironimus, WDFW; and Robert Anderson, NOAA Fisheries (MF) (30)
  • Columbia River Estuary: overview and update on ongoing efforts and expected future direction. Jason Karnezis, Bonneville Power Administration; and Michael Turaski, US Army Corps of Engineers.

Council Meeting – 1pm –  Large and Small conference rooms

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 1 – 1:15pmReports from Fish and Wildlife, Power and Public Affairs committee chairs: Guy Norman, chair, fish and wildlife committee; Pat Oshie, chair, power committee; and Jeffery Allen, chair, public affairs committee.
1.1:15 – 1:30pm

Council decision on adoption into Fish and Wildlife Program of findings on recommendations and responses to comments for Part II of the 2020 Program Addendum: John Shurts, general counsel.

2. 1:30 – 2:30pm

Briefing on the analytical process for the 2021 Power Plan, Part 3:   Ben Kujala, director, power division.

3.   2:30-2:45pm

Council Business:

  • Approval of February 2020 Council Meeting minutes
  • Decision to release the Draft Annual BPA fish and wildlife cost report for a 30-day public comment period ending at the close of business on April 17.

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Wednesday, March 18

Lamprey Strategy Performance Indicator Workshop, 1:00-4:00pm

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