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

 

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September 5-6, 2012 Agenda | Meeting Minutes | Audio Transcripts

Announcement of Special Meeting
Special Meeting Agenda

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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETING
September 5-6, 2012
Natural Resources Building - 1111 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, Washington 98501
First Floor, Room 172

Meeting will webcast live on TVW.

Please note the previously scheduled conference call scheduled on September 7, 2012 is cancelled.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012

1:00 P.M.

1. Call to Order

  1. Commissioners' Discussion
1:15 P.M.

2. Director's Report
The Director will brief the Commission on various item including:

  1. Wolf Update
    - Presentation - PDF format (5.50 MB)

Staff Report:
Phil Anderson, Director

1:45 P.M.

3. Open Public Input
The Commission is a direct link between citizens of Washington and the Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Comments on Department programs and topics of concern are welcome during this portion of the meeting. NOTE: During this portion of the meeting, the public is encouraged to comment on issues that are not on the agenda for decision action.

2:45 P.M.
BREAK
3:00
P.M.

4. Columbia River Fishery Management
Department Staff will brief the Commission on the recent communications, and the results of meetings with the Oregon and Washington Fish and Wildlife Directors to develop proposals for a two-state process and schedule.  Based on these discussions, the Commission will provide guidance on appropriate next steps in this process.

- Summary - PDF format (116 KB)
- Presentation - PDF format (200 KB)

Staff Report: 
Guy Norman, Regional Director

5:00 P.M.

RECESS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

8:30
A.M.

5. Puget Sound Shrimp Policy Review - Briefing
The Fish Committee will provide a report on the Puget Sound Shrimp Policy Review followed by a briefing by Department staff who will seek guidance from the Commission on the process to review and update the Puget Sound shrimp fishery policies C-3610 and C-3008.

- Summary - PDF format (925 KB)
- Presentation - PDF format (300 KB)

Staff Report:
Rich Childers, Puget Sound Shellfish Manager, Fish Program

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)
10:00
A.M.
BREAK
10:15
A.M.

6. Miscellaneous and Meeting Debrief
The Commission will discuss items that arise immediately before or during the meeting and after the preliminary agenda is published.

10:45 A.M.
ADJOURN

Contact the Fish and Wildlife Commission Office for further information:
Phone (360) 902-2267
Email: commission@dfw.wa.gov