Discussing the Future of the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program

OREHP town hall meetingsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife is inviting interested members of the public to a discussion of the evaluation results and the future of the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program (OREHP). The town hall meetings, facilitated by California Sea Grant, will include a short presentation on the results of the recent evaluation and opportunities to provide feedback to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife about potential future directions for the OREHP. Participants will have the chance to provide input in three ways:

  • Informal discussion
  • Short written survey, and
  • Three minute verbal public comment (note that participants may cede their three minutes to other participants for a maximum speaking time of nine minutes per individual).

The town hall meetings will take place at the following dates and locations:

June 4, 2018 – Goleta, California
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Goleta Valley Community Center, Classrooms 1 & 2
5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Parking: Free parking available in the Community Center’s lots

June 7, 2018 – San Diego, California
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Port of San Diego Administration Building, Board Room
3165 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Parking: Free parking available in the Port of San Diego’s lots

June 11, 2018 – San Pedro, California
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Auditorium
3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro, CA 90731
Parking: $1/hour metered parking available in the Aquarium’s lot. Parking will be pre-paid for the first 70 people; park and retrieve your pre-paid ticket in the Auditorium

If you are unable to attend any of the in-person meetings, written comments can be submitted by July 1, 2018 to:

Valerie Taylor, OREHP Coordinator
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
4665 Lampson Ave., Ste. C
Los Alamitos, CA 92708
Valerie.Taylor@wildlife.ca.gov


post by Valerie Taylor, CDFW Environmental Scientist