Proposed Agenda

Washington Forum on Monitoring Salmon Recovery and Watershed Health

Regular Meeting

 

March 18, 2009

NRB 175 A & B, Olympia, Washington

 

Note: Opening sessions will commence as shown; all other times are approximate. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by March 16, 2009 at 360/902-3000 or TDD 360/902-1996.

 

 

9:00 am

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Call to Order

·       Introductions

·       Review and approval of agenda

·       Correspondence sent or received

Chair

9:15

 

9:20

 

9:30

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3

 

4

Approval of December Minutes

 

Reminder and Update:  2009 Salmon Conference

 

2008 State of Salmon in Watersheds Report

 Chair

 

 Brian Abbott

 

Chris Drivdahl

9:45

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5

Legislative Update

·       General

·       HB 2157;  SSB 6004

·       Implementation

·       Budget impacts on agency monitoring programs

Kaleen Cottingham

Bob Nichols

 

 

Roundtable

10:15

 

 

10:30

 

 

 

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6

Break

 

 

NOAA’s Guidance for Monitoring Salmon Recovery

·       An update on the content and next-steps for

     NOAA’s draft guidance

 

 

 

Bruce Crawford

11:15

 

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7

SRFB Monitoring Review

·       Draft summary white paper

·       Next steps

Ken Dzinbal

12:00

 

 

Lunch on your own

 

 

1:00 pm

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8

High Level Indicators

·       Forum Workgroup

·       PNAMP

·       Biodiversity Scorecard

 

 

Ken Dzinbal

Jen Bayer

Lynn Helbrecht

 

2:00

 

 

 

 

2:30

 

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9

Schedule for reviewing agency budget requests

·       Early thinking on next budget steps and timing

·       Regional input to inform agency budgeting

 

 

Break

Ken Dzinbal

 

2:45

 

 

 

 

 

3:30

 

 

4:00

 

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11

 

Regional input to state agency budget development process

·       Key monitoring issues the regions share in common

·       How can the Forum and state agencies assist?

·       An overview of monitoring and data activities in the regions

 

 

Forum Business Rules

·       How should the Forum “adopt” indicators, protocols, etc.?

·       How to handle requests to endorse proposals?

·       Recommendations to OFM, Legislature

 

 

Adjourn

·       Next Meeting: June 24, 2009

 

 

Jeff Breckel

James White

 

 

 

 

Jim Fox

 

 

 

 

 

Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics for June 24, 2009 Meeting

·       Legislative update – implications for Forum

·       Budget impacts and implications for agency monitoring programs

·       Agency budget requests

·       SRFB monitoring review

·       High Level Indicators and Protocols