March - Special Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Special Meeting

March 12-13, 2019

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Trophy Room and Other Locations as Stated
600 S Walnut
Boise, Idaho

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

March 12

Time   Description
4:00 pm   Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(b)(c)(f)
5:30 p.m.   Dinner
7:00 pm   Public Hearing

Washington Group – Main Auditorium
720 East Park Blvd.
Boise, ID 83712



March 13


Time Order Description
8:00 am 1.

Call to Order
-- Chairman Attebury

8:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Attebury

8:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Attebury

8:35 am 4.

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

8:45 am 9.

Draft Mule Deer and White-tailed Deer Plan Updates
-- Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk
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Agenda item moved: 3/4/19 at 11:15 am MT

Action Items for Commission Approval (Action)

9:15 am  

A. Season Setting: Spring Season Chinook (Action)
--Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries
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Proposal added 3/7/19 2:15pm MT


9:30 am  

B. Spring 2019 Steelhead Season Modification (Action)
--Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries
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9:45 am  

C. Season Setting: Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Black Bears, Mountain Lions and Gray Wolves
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager
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10:15 am  


10:30 am  

C. Season Setting: Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Black Bears, Mountain Lions and Gray Wolves
-- Continued

11:00 am  

D. Peregrine Falcon Take Season
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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11:15 am  

E. Adopt Mountain Goat Management Plan
-- Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist
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11:30 am  

F. Adopt Upland Game Management Plan
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator
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11:45 am  

G. Dance Request for Rain Check
-- Scott Reinecker, Deputy Director
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12:00 pm 6.

Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation Report
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator
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12:00 pm  


1:00 pm 7.

Hunter Education Award “Continuing the Hunting Heritage”
--Evin Oneale, Regional Communications Manager

1:20 pm 8.

Migratory Game Bird Briefing
--Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator
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(This item moved up to 8:45 am on the agenda)

1:30 pm 10.

Legislative Update
-- Sharon Kiefer, Chief, Communications & Marketing
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1:50 pm 11.

Briefings About Rule Proposals
--Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

A transcription error incorrectly summarized this item. Corrected on 3/4/19 at 11:15 am MT

a) Extend check times for lethal trapping
b) Allow Hunting Passport holders younger than 10 to possess a turkey tag
c) Restrict purchase of capped elk zone tags by individuals who have applied for certain Controlled Hunts

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2:15 pm 12.

Expand Pheasant Stocking Report (Information only)
-- Craig White, Regional Supervisor, Magic Valley
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2:30 pm 13.

Directors Report
-- Ed Schriever

3:00 pm  


3:15 pm 14.

Commissioner Reports
-- Chairman Attebury

3:45 pm 15.

Planning for Next Meeting
-- Chairman Attebury

4:00 pm 16.

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

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.
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