Northwest Fisheries Enhancement -NWFE has been busy these last few months and year, introducing our directions, building partners, working with CFOs, building projects, building our advisory groups and marketing NWFE.
NWFE Board of Directors traveled to Washington DC for the National Hydro-power association (NHA) annual conference with a presentation and introducing NWFE directions, where we met with managers of Northwest Utilities, US Army Corp of Engineers managers, NHA President and Executive Director, NW Hydro power President and E.D., Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and US Dept of Energy senior managers and more. NWFE was well received and invited for future program management discussions.
I recently presented to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council /NWPCC councilmen and the Fish and Wildlife committee and council chairman introducing NWFE directions, programs and partners as well as introducing them to our partner Riverence’s modern Recirculating Aquaculture System egg rearing facility.
We met with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director, Deputy Director and state hatchery manager in regards NWFE directions and looking to assist in any needs.
NWFE met with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Director and Commissioners introducing our Directions.
I Met Chris Oliver, NOAA assistant administrator for fisheries and introduced NWFE Directions.
Met with NOAA West Region Director Barry Thom and other introducing NWFE directions and discussions.
I attended NOAA and American Fisheries Society Fish Culture conference.
NWFE met with Washington state Legislation senior Senator and Congressmen in regards future legislation.
More updates to follow soon.