July – Quarterly Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Quarterly Meeting

July 24-25, 2019

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
99 Hwy 93 North
Salmon, Idaho

Note: Times on the agenda are approximate and subject to change.

July 24, Wednesday

Time   Description
8:00 am   Commission Field Tour Salmon Region
5:30 p.m.   Dinner
7:00 pm   Public Hearing

 

 

July 24, Thursday

Time Order Description
8:00 am 1.

Opening Comments
-- Chairman Meyers

8:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Meyers

8:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Meyers

8:35 am 4.

Consent Calendar (Action Item)
a. Minutes
b. Financial Report

  5.

Action Items for Commission Approval (Action)

8:40 am  

A. Direction for Animal Damage Control Board (Action)
-- Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife
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8:50 am  

B. Release of 2020 Bighorn Sheep Auction and Lottery Tags (Action)
-- Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist
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9:00 am  

C. Nonresident Deer/Elk Tag Quotas (Action)
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager
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9:10 am  

D. Outfitter Set-aside Quota (Action)
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager
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9:30 am  

Break

9:45 am  
Proposed Rules Items E. through I.

E. Minimum age for mentored hunters to hunt turkey and designation of locations requiring Upland Game permits (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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F. Ban on import of live mule deer, white-tailed deer, moose and wild-origin elk (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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G. Waiting period for controlled hunt applicants to purchase general season big game tags in capped zone/units (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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H. Limits for nonresident participation in general season big game hunts (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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I. Gear requirements on snares (diverters, stops, breakaway devices) for take of gray wolf (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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10:30 am  

J. Upland Game Management Plan (Action)
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator
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10:45 am  

K. Commission Challenge Grants (regional and statewide) (Action)
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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11:00 am 6.

a. Commission Authority regarding Upland Game
--Legislative Language, Paul Kline

 

b. New Nonresident License Fee Schedule
--Legislative Language, Paul Kline
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11:15 am 7.

Analysis of Second Tag Sales
-- Jonathon Oswald, Financial Specialist
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11:30 am 8.

Omnibus Rulemaking Update
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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11:45 pm  

Lunch

12:45 pm 9.

White-tailed Deer and Mule Deer Management Plans: Update on Public Input
--Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk
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1:05 pm 10.

Report about Federal Wildlife Refuges that Allow Big Game Hunting
--Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk
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1:20 pm 11.

Sage-grouse Season Setting Process (Information only)
--Ann Moser, Staff Biologist
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1:35 pm 12.

Pelican Management Plan Update
--Zach Lockyer, Regional Wildlife Manager and Jeff Dillon, Fisheries Research Manager
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1:50 pm 13.

Update on Restitution
--Chris Wright, Asst. Chief, Enforcement
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2:05 pm 14.

Marketing/Price Lock Update
--Ian Malepeai, Marketing Manager
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2:20 pm 15.

FY21 Preliminary Budget Briefing (Information only)
--Jonathon Oswald, Financial Specialist

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2:35 pm 16.

Directors’ Report
--Ed Schriever, Director

2:55 pm  

Break

3:10 pm 17.

Commissioner Reports
-- Chairman Meyers

3:35 pm 18.

Planning for Next Meeting
-- Chairman Meyers

3:40 pm 19.

Executive Session I.C. 74-206(1) (b) (c) (f)

Meetings of the Commission during field trips and catered meals are open to public attendance, but additional arrangements may be involved for those who wish to attend. For more information on such arrangements, please contact Mary Boyer at (208) 334-3771. During field trips and catered meals, the Commission may engage in brainstorming activities and informal discussions of regional and general interest, but the Commission will not take up any item for action.