Public Comment - Milner Dam Goose - rule change feedback

Idaho Fish and Game is seeking comments on the proposal to remove the goose season closure at Milner Dam. Details are found at https://idfg.idaho.gov/about/negotiated-rules 

Decades ago the Department closed several areas around the state to goose hunting. These areas were designed to give migrating geese a place to stop, rest and not be hunted. Goose populations at the time were much lower than current numbers; management objective then was to increase populations.

The number of migrating geese throughout the Snake River Valley has increased substantially over the past several decades; therefore, a goose season closure at Milner Dam is no longer warranted.

The Department proposes to eliminate the goose hunting closure in the area upstream of Milner Dam and thereby provide additional goose hunting opportunities in that area.

Comments accepted through March 22, 2017.

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Comments will be accepted through Wednesday, March 22th.

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