March - Special Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission

Special Meeting — March 23-24, 2022

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Sawtooth Room
600 South Walnut
Boise, Idaho

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March 23, 2022

Note: Times on the agenda are approximate and subject to change. Time is Mountain Standard Time.
Time Description
5:30 pm Dinner

7:00 pm

Public Hearing

Idaho Fish and Game
600 S. Walnut
Boise, ID  83707
The public hearing will not be streamed live.

March 24, 2022

Time is Mountain Standard Time.
Time Order Description
8:00 am 1. Opening Comments
-- Chairman Cameron
8:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Cameron

8:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Cameron and Director Schriever

8:30 am 4.

Action Items for Commission Approval (Action)

Consent Calendar (Action)
a. Minutes

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b. Financial Report

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8:35 am 5.

A. Big Game Deer and Elk Season Changes And Recommendation for Mandatory CWD Testing (Action)
-- Rick Ward, State Wildlife Manager

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8:50 am  

B. Season Setting for Peregrine Falcon Take (Action)
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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9:05 am  

C. Season Setting, Spring Chinook Salmon Fisheries (Action)
-- John Cassinelli, Anadromous Fisheries Manager

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9:25 am  

D. Rulemaking and Petition for a Rule Change for Blind & Visually Impaired (Action)
-- Jim Fredericks, Deputy Director

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9:45 am  

E. Review of Price Lock License Fee Discount and Consideration of ("Price Lock" Order to Discount License/Tag/Permit Fees with Consecutive Year Purchases) (Action)
--  Jim Fredericks, Deputy Director

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10:00 am 6.

Draft - Furbearer Management Plan Consideration for Public Scoping
-- Cory Mosby, Staff Biologist

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10:15 am   Break
10:30 am 7.

Draft - Bonneville Cutthroat Trout Plan Consideration for Public Scoping
-- Martin Koenig, Sportfish Program Coordinator

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10:50 am 8.

Deer and Elk Update Informational Item
-- Toby Boudreau, Deer and Elk Coordinator

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11:10 am 9.

Migratory Game Bird Season Setting Briefing (information only)
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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11:25 am 10.

Legislative Update
-- Jim Fredericks, Deputy Director

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11:40 am 11.

Hunter Education Award "Continuing the Hunting Heritage"
-- Brian Pearson, Regional Communications Manager

12:00 pm   Lunch
1:00 pm 12.

Licensing Presentation
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration
-- Tara Reichert, Automated System Manager

2:00 pm 13.

Director’s Report
--Director Schriever

2:20 pm 14.

Commissioner Reports

2:45 pm 15. Planning for Next Meeting
--Chairman Cameron
2:50 pm 16.

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.
Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Director’s office at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game directly at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-377-2529 (TDD).