Idaho Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting - December 9, 2021

Idaho Fish and Game Advisory Committee
Meeting and Agenda

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MST

Springhill Suites
424 East Park Center Blvd
Boise, Idaho

Video conference information

Live stream via Zoom:  https://zoom.us/j/97619401741?pwd=bDZZT0NWbnpERkpFUWNxaXdpNVVxZz09

Passcode: 702481

Meeting ID: 976 1940 1741

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Committee members are participating by a combination of in-person attendance at the above physical location and video conference. This meeting is open to the public.

Due to the Governor’s Stage 4 Stay Healthy Order, dated 5/11/2021, allows for public meetings of any size with adherence to physical and sanitation requirements. Physical distancing measures reduce the meeting room’s normal attendance capacity. Individuals are encouraged to participate via Zoom.

Agenda

Time Description
10 a.m.

Convene and call to order-Fish and Game Advisory Committee Chair Soulen

10:15 a.m.

Discussion of the hunt types we offer, how they work and don’t work.
Led by Don Jenkins, IDFG Staff


A. General seasons hunts
B. Controlled hunts
C. LAP
D. LPH
E. Depredation hunt
F. Kill permit

11:30 a.m.

Presentation of refuge property locations and hunts/tags offered in these areas by Don Jenkins, IDFG Staff

12 p.m. Working lunch
1 p.m. Presentation on the three strategies outlined in the IDFG document (+1)
by Dan Garren, IDFG Staff

A. Managed Hunts
B. IBET program
C. Sale of tags
D. Trap and Transplant presented by Craig White IDFG Staff

 
2 p.m. Roundtable discussion/brainstorm additional ideas led by Dan Garren, IDFG Staff

A. How the elk refuge concept “fits” with the larger Depredation Program
B. Possible trends in depredations moving forward
C. Ideas/strategies outside the “three strategies” discussed above

 
3:15 p.m. Identification of data needs, discussion of feedback from affected landowners, or need to collect information from said landowners? Need for more formal solicitation of thoughts/ideas from landowners and sportsmen? Led by Chairman Soulen
3:30 p.m. Wrap-up, next meeting Chairman Soulen
4 p.m. Adjourn

 

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).