Provide maximum non-Indian hunting and fishing
recreation compatible with healthy fish and wildlife
Elements for the Agreement:
The following elements will be incorporated in the
A cooperative law enforcement element.
Includes access to the Colville tribal radio
A commitment to cooperative fish and wildlife
Includes data collection and sharing.
Includes management consultation.
Includes access to wildlife for reintroduction
Includes salmon restoration.
Hunting opportunity for upland birds, migratory
birds and small game.
Includes pheasant and doves.
Tribal commitment to assist landowners, especially
on-reservation landowners experiencing damage from
big game or problems with dangerous wildlife.
The tribe commits to maintenance or enhancement
of existing non-Indian fishing opportunities on
The tribe and state would recognize the state
license for non-Indian fishers on boundary waters.
Includes revenue sharing.
The tribe and state commit to mule deer conservation.
This conservation effort will include both habitat
and harvest strategies.
The agreement shall include a dispute resolution
The agreement shall include provisions for five-year
review by the Colville Tribal Council and the Fish
and Wildlife Commission.
Other elements the Director deems as required
to meet the goals set out above.
Delegation of Authority:
Consistent with this policy, the Commission delegates
to the Director the authority to finalize a new agreement
with the Colville Tribe. Subsequent changes will normally
be incorporated in the "five-year review" element
stated above. The Director has the authority to make
changes to maintain this agreement within the framework
of this policy.