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Miranda Wecker, Chair
Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Vice Chair

 

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March 11, 2010 Agenda | Meeting Minutes | Audio Unavailable

MINUTES

FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
SPECIAL MEETING

PUGET SOUND CRAB POLICY REVIEW -- WORK SESSION
March 11, 2010
Natural Resources Building
1111 Washington Street S.E.
Olympia, Washington


ATTENDANCE:
Commission
Department Staff
Miranda Wecker, Chair
Phil Anderson, Director
Gary Douvia, Vice Chair
Rich Childers
Ken Chew
Jim Scott
David Jennings
Jo Wadsworth
Connie Mahnken
Bill Frymire, AGO
Chuck Perry
George Orr
Public:
Laurence Bucklin, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)
Commission Staff:
Clyde McBrayer
Susan Yeager, Exec. Assistant
Brian Melvin, Puget Sound Crab Association (PSCA)
Larry LeFave, PSCA
Ken Crews, PSCA
John Rantz, PSCA Brian Allison, PSCA
Vinton Waldron, PSCA

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010

Chair Wecker called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m.

PUGET SOUND CRAB POLICY REVIEW - BRIEFING

Rich Childers briefed the Commission on the history of the Dungeness crab fishery in Puget Sound, existing management strategies, and stock status trends and presented potential options for possible amendments to Commission Policy C-3609, Puget Sound Crab Fishery.  The Commission discussed various options for staff to present during public meetings for discussions with stakeholders on preferred options. 

The Commission will continue discussing this topic during its March 12-13, 2010 meeting in Olympia. 

Chair Wecker adjourned the meeting at 7:30 p.m.