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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE     Print Version
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091


May 21, 2008
Contact: Susan Yeager, 360-902-2267

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State Fish and Wildlife Commission
will meet June 6-7 in Ocean Shores

OLYMPIA Ė The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will receive briefings on issues ranging from Puget Sound crab management to development of a new six-year game-management plan at a public meeting scheduled June 6-7 at Ocean Shores.

The commission, which sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), will convene at 8:30 a.m. both days at the Shilo Inn and Convention Center, 707 Ocean Shores Blvd. N.W.

WDFW staff will brief the commission on the new game-management plan currently under development to guide management of game species from 2009 to 2015. Information about opportunities for public involvement in the development of that plan is available at http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/00433/ on the departmentís website.

In addition to receiving staff briefings on that and other issues, the commission will consider adoption of a salvage timber sale on the Johns River and Olympic wildlife areas in Grays Harbor County. The commission will also hear public comments on proposed rules to reduce spot shrimp quotas in the commercial ocean fishery. The commission will consider taking action on that proposal during a conference call June 20.

An agenda for the commissionís upcoming meeting is available at http://wdfw.wa.gov/com/jun0708.htm.