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

 

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August 4, 2011 Agenda | Meeting Minutes | Audio Transcripts

MEETING MINUTES
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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
SPECIAL MEETING

WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN REVIEW - - WORK SESSION

August 4, 2011
Olympia, Washington


ATTENDANCE:
Commission
Public (cont.)
Miranda Wecker, Chair
Mark Pidgeon - Hunters Heritage Council
Gary Douvia, Vice Chair
Heather Hilf
David Jennings
Rebecca Wolfe
Connie Mahnken
Phil Lundahl
Chuck Perry
John Richmond
Rolland Schmitten
Diane Gallegos - Wolf Haven International
Duane Cocking - Working Wolf Group (WWG)
Bryan Murphie
Commission Staff:
Kit McGurn - Conservation Northwest
Susan Galloway, Exec. Assistant
Chris Madsen, NWIFC
Erin Gariepy
Rob McCoy - Makah Tribe
Donna Snow
Department Staff
Peter Camatr
Phil Anderson, Director
Linda Saunders - Wolf Haven International
Harriet Allen
Peggy Macki - Sierra Club
Rocky Beach
Jack Field - Washington Cattlemen's Assn.
Bill Frymire, AGO
Michael Marsh - Washington Native Plant Society
Nate Pamplin
John Stahlmiller, Washington Farm Bureau
Darren Friedel
Jodi Bush
(and other Department staff)
Daniel Barenel, Quinault Indian Nation
Heather Hanson, Cattle Producers of Washington
Public
Jessica Walz, Gifford Pinchot Task Force
Bob Aegerter
Christine Simpson - Conservation Northwest
Bob McCoy
Curt Gavigan, Senate Committee Services
Georg Ziegltrum - Washington Forest Protection Assn.
GM Wiegard, WWG
Bobbie Thorniley
Anand Maliakal
Walt Christensen
Doreen Johnson
Al Stover -Washington for Wildlife
Richard Hernandez
Lori Lennox - Back Country Horsemen of Wash. & Grays Hbr
Katrina Hernandez
Mary Owens - Back Country Horsemen of Wash. & Grays Hbr
Christian Cabanero
Dennis Owens - Back Country Horsemen of Wash. & Grays Hbr
Bill Clarke
Tony Wells- Eyes in the Woods
David Graves - National Parks Conservation Assn.
Kaye Adkins
Kristin Mitchell
Ed Wilson
Richard Champlin

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011

Chair Wecker called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. and read from a prepared statement.

WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN—BRIEFING:  
Nate Pamplin briefed the Commission on the Department’s final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)/Recommended Wolf Conservation and Management Plan (Plan).  The briefing included an overview of the content of the FEIS/Plan, a description of the planning process used to develop the EIS/Plan, and a summary of comments received from public and scientific peer reviews and the Wolf Working Group. 

PUBLIC INPUT:
The following individuals provided testimony on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Recommended Wolf Conservation and Management Plan during this portion of the meeting:

    • Bobbie Thorniley (Republic)
    • Al Stover (Lacey) Washington for Wildlife
    • Bob McCoy (Sammamish)
    • Ed Wilson (Enumclaw)  
    • David G. Graves (Seattle) National Parks Conservation Association
    • Bob Aegerter (Bellingham)
    • Mark Pidgeon (Issaquah) - Hunters Heritage Council
    • Richard Champlin (Seattle)
    • Rebecca J. Wolfe (Edmonds)
    • Philip P. Lundahl (Lynnwood)
    • Anand Maliakal (Olympia)
    • Duane Cocking (Newman Lake)
    • Jack Field (Ellensburg) Washington Cattlemen’s Association
    • John Richmond (Forks) Hoh River Residents Association
    • Peggy Macki (Lacey)
    • Jessica Walz (Portland) Gifford Pinchot Task Force
    • Donna Snow (Olympia)  
    • Doreen Johnson (Centralia)    
    • Tony Wells (Tenino) Eyes in the Woods  
    • Richard Hernandez (Kirkland)  
    • Katrina Hernandez (Kirkland)  
    • Christian Cabanero (Seattle)  
    • Linda Saunders (Tenino) Wolf Haven International  

The Commission may continue discussing this topic during future meetings, including at its August 19, 2011, conference call meeting in Olympia. 

Chair Wecker adjourned the meeting at 4:40 p.m.