WDFW Fish and Wildlife Commission - October 7 Meeting Agenda

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fish and Wildlife Commission

Friday, October 7, 2022 
8:00 – 10:30 A.M.
MEETING via Zoom Web Conference


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A. Chelan River Rulemaking - Decision
Staff will ask the Commission for a decision on a proposal to open a previously closed section of Chelan River by allowing only catch-and-release fishing, using only barbless hooks with no bait. 

- Summary Sheet (PDF)

Staff Report: Craig Burley, Deputy Director, Fish Program

B. White Pelican Periodic Status Review – Decision
Staff will ask the Commission for a decision on the amendments to WAC 220-200-100 that would reclassify the white pelican from “threatened” to “sensitive” in the state of Washington. 

- Summary Sheet (PDF)
- Presentation  (PDF)

Staff Report: Taylor Cotten, Conservation Assessment Section Manager

C. Cascade Red Fox Periodic Status Review –Decision
Staff will ask the Commission for a decision on the WAC 220-200-100 amendments that would classify the Cascade red fox as “threatened” in the state of Washington.  

- Summary Sheet (PDF)
- Presentation  (PDF)

Staff Report: Taylor Cotten, Conservation Assessment Section Manager

D. Blue Sheet - Shared Stewardship - Briefing
Staff will provide a briefing on the Shared Stewardship program.

- Blue Sheet (PDF)
Summary Sheet (PDF)
- Presentation (PDF)

Staff Report: Michael Kuttel, Shared Stewardship Coordinator, Directors Office

E. Future Meeting Planning
The Commission will discuss the upcoming meeting agendas and review an updated year at a glance.

- Year-at- a-Glance
- Wolf Management Blue Sheet - Commissioner Smith  (PDF)

D. General Discussion
Commissioners and the Director will discuss recent activities and items of interest.

WHERE: This meeting will take place via Zoom. If you are interested in providing a comment on this agenda, please email commission@dfw.wa.gov by 8 am on the Thursday before the start of the Commission meeting so that Commissioners have time to review them.

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