Public Notices and Meetings

Public Notices

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    Environmental Enhancement Committee Meeting

    Date: May 23, 2022
    Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    1010 Riverside Parkway
    West Sacramento, CA 95605
    California Poppy 154 Conference Room

    VirtualJoin Microsoft Teams Meeting

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    Recreational Lobster Outreach Meeting

    Description: CDFW staff will host a public meeting to gather early input on potential changes to recreational spiny lobster fishing regulations for the 2023-24 season. The changes address feedback received from the lobster fishing community and CDFW law enforcement and would simplify existing regulations and aid enforcement:

    • Simplifying and clarifying hoop net buoy marking requirements
    • Prohibiting hoop net fishing for any species during the 24 hours before the lobster opener
    • Moving the recreational opening time 12 hours earlier, so that the season opener will be at 6 p.m. on Friday evening
    • Cleaning up regulatory language for clarity and consistency

    Please note that the potential regulation changes are being considered for the 2023-24 season, not for the upcoming 2022-2023 lobster fishing season that begins on Oct. 1. There will be additional opportunities for public comment before any decision.

    Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Location: Teams Live virtual meeting

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    Persons with disabilities needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the public meetings or other CDFW activities are invited to contact the Accessibility Coordinator at (916) 651-1214. Reasonable accommodation requests for facility and/or meeting accessibility should be received at least 21 days prior to the event. Requests for American Sign Language interpreters should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event, and requests for Real-Time Captioning should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the event. These timeframes are to help insure that the requested accommodation is met. If a request for an accommodation has been submitted but due to circumstances, is no longer needed, please contact the Accessibility Coordinator immediately.

    Alternate formats of these documents will be made available upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed, call CDFW at (916) 322-8911. The California Relay Service for the deaf or hearing-impaired can be utilized from TDD phones at (800) 735-2929.