Press Release

Fish & Game Commission to Meet in Salmon

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Wednesday and Thursday, July 9 and 10 at the Salmon Region Office, 99 Highway 93 North in Salmon.

A public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9. Members of the public who want to address the Commission on any topic having to do with Fish and Game business may do so at the public hearing. All testimony will be taken into consideration when the commission makes decisions on agenda items at the meeting.

On Thursday July 10, the meeting will begin at 8 a.m. at the same location. Agenda items include season setting for mourning dove, sandhill crane and fall Chinook salmon. The Commission will hear from staff regarding the recommendations from the Regional Working Groups on how to reduce conflicts between trapping and domestic dogs; possible discounting of nonresident deer and elk tags; nonresident deer and elk tag outfitter set-aside tags; acquisition of land for a potential Wildlife Management Area; release of bighorn sheep tags for auction and lottery and a wolverine management plan.

The meeting will include updates on the FY 2016 preliminary budget, legislative proposals, and status reports concerning Migratory game birds and Sage-grouse.

A complete agenda will be available by July 7 on Fish and Game's website at: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/about/commission/?getPage=184.

Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Idaho Fish and Game Director's Office at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-377-2529.