Monthly Archives: August 2018

Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan Notice of Preparation and Scoping Meeting for the Environmental Document

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and Fish and Game Commission (Commission) are preparing a Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii). CDFW, assisting the Commission under its certified regulatory program, has prepared an Initial Study, detailed project description, and a preliminary analysis of the environmental impacts pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

CDFW is inviting interested members of the public to attend a scoping meeting on August 25, 2018 at the Bay Model Visitor’s Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting is being held to solicit comments on the environmental impacts of the proposed project and answer questions related to FMP development.

The public comment period for this project is from August 17, 2018 through September 21, 2018. Comments may also be provided by email to Ryan Bartling at or by letter to the following address:

Attn: Ryan Bartling
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
5355 Skylane Blvd, Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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