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.
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.
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.