Fish and Wildlife teleconference on Jan. 27

SALEM, Ore. — ODFW’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet by teleconference on Wednesday, January 27 from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

The meeting will occur via conference call. Members of the public may call and listen in to the meeting. The agenda and call in number are available at

The meeting agenda includes an update on program budgets, several requests to amend projects, and information relating to agency priority proposals for next biennium.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials for the meeting. Individuals needing these types of accommodations may call the Information and Education Division at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6002 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Created by the Oregon Legislature in 1989, the Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program is funded by a surcharge on sport and commercial fishing licenses and commercial poundage fees. The program’s seven-member citizen board reviews fish restoration and enhancement project proposals and makes funding recommendations to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission.

For more information on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program, or to view information regarding current R and E Program applications, visit or contact program coordinator Kevin Herkamp at (503) 947-6232.