The Fish and Game Commission will meet in Nampa on Jan. 27-28, with the public hearing starting at 7 p.m. MST Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Southwest Region Office, 15950 N. Gate Blvd. People can address the Commission about any matters related to Fish and Game at that time.
Due to the Governor’s Stage 2 Stay Healthy Order, dated 11/13/2020, gatherings are limited to 10 persons or less in physical attendance, however, individuals may email comments prior to 7 p.m. MST on January 27 for the Commission’s consideration to: Commission@idfg.idaho.gov.
Those who attend in person and wish to speak to the Commission will have a three-minute time limit, with additional comments accepted in writing. Because of capacity limits in the meeting room, individuals wishing to testify may be asked to wait in a separately designated room (subject to a capacity limit and social distancing) or at another location until it is their turn to speak. The public hearing on the evening of Jan. 27 will not be streamed live.
A portion of the business meeting (see agenda) will take place on Jan. 27, from 10:30 a.m. MST to 11:45 a.m. MST, and will resume at 8 a.m. MST on Jan. 28, both at the Southwest Region Office. Public comments are not accepted during the business meeting, but it is open to the public. The meeting is also limited to 10 people or less in physical attendance. Both portions will be streamed live via Zoom:
Live stream via Zoom: https://idfg.idaho.gov/ZJA
Meeting ID: 977 0482 9723
Call-in number: 253-215-8782
Members of the public may also attend the business meeting remotely at Idaho Fish and Game Regional Offices in Coeur d’Alene, Lewiston ,Nampa, Jerome, Pocatello, Idaho Falls or Salmon, with capacity limits and social distancing measures in compliance with the Governor’s Stage 2 Stay Healthy Order.
Agenda action items include:
- Acquisition of properties in northern Idaho
- Moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat season setting
- Modification of outfitter allocation in newly-limited deer and elk units and zones
- And more
Non-action items include:
- Updates on deer and elk status and season setting schedule
- Rulemaking update
- 2020 statewide wolf abundance estimate
- Preseason forecast for spring Chinook
- Triennial fishing season setting schedule
- And more
Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director's Office at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-368-6185 (TDD).