March - Special Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission

Special Meeting -- March 20, 2020

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Web / Teleconference:March 20, 2020

Event Number: 967 877 855
Event Password: Meeting

Phone only: United States Toll +1-408-418-9388
Access code: 967 877 855


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

March 20


Time Order Description
9:00 am 1.

a. Opening Comments
--Chairman Jerry Meyers

b. COVID-19 Update
--Director Schriever

9:15 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Meyers

9:20 am 4.

Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)

a. Minutes (Action)

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b. Financial Report (Action)

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Action Items for Commission Approval
(Action Requested by Department)

9:30 am  

A. Season Setting: Spring Season Chinook (Action)
--Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries

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Season proposal

9:45 am  

B-C Land Transactions (Action)
--Don Kemner, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager

B. Hunter/Camas Creek (Action)

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C. Market Lake (Action)

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10:00 am  

E. Moose Draft Plan for Approval (Action)
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

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10:20 am  

F. Identify a Waiting Period for Capped Zone Tags (Action)
-- Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife

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10:35 am 6.

Legislative Update
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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10:50 am 7.

Rulemaking Update
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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11:05 am 9.

Deer and Elk Status Update
-- Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk

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11:20 am 10.

Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation Report
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator

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11:30 am 11.

Sage-grouse Harvest Management Proposal
--Ann Moser, Wildlife Staff Biologist

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11:45 pm 13.

Update About Hunter Congestion / Hunter Survey
--Dr. Kenneth Wallen, University of Idaho

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12:00 pm 14.

Migratory Game Bird Briefing
--Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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12:10 pm 15.

Directors Report
--Ed Schriever

12:25 pm 16.

Commissioner Reports
--Chairman Meyers

12:40 pm 17. Planning for Next Meeting
--Chairman Meyers
12:50 pm 18 Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(c)(f) ) (Action Item—votes for convening/ending session; no final action will occur in executive session.)


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.