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THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

State of California

THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

 

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State of California FISH AND GAME COMMISSION (916) 653-4899 www.fgc.ca.gov

Meeting of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute February 8, 2008 (Friday) Shedd Auditorium

10:00 a.m. 2595 Ingraham Street San Diego

AGENDA

ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

NOTE: Items may be heard on either day and in any order pursuant to the determination of the Commission President.

Moved From February 7, 2008 (Thursday)

12. RECEIPT OF DFG DIRECTORíS REPORT.

(A) UPDATE ON THE CALIFORNIA BOARD OF FORESTRY AND COMMISSION JOINT POLICY ON PACIFIC SALMON AND ANADROMOUS TROUT.

(B) UPDATE ON PFMC ISSUES.

(C) UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.

(D) UPDATE ON GROUNDFISH STATUS AND POTENTIAL FOR REGULATION ACTIONS IN 2008 BASED ON IN-SEASON ADJUSTMENTS.

(E) UPDATE ON THE SAN MIGUEL ISLAND ABALONE RESOURCE.

(F) UPDATE ON THE KLAMATH RIVER BASIN RESTORATION AGREEMENT.

(G) UPDATE ON REPORT STATUS REGARDING PINK SHRIMP TRAWLING BYCATCH REDUCTION DEVICES.

(H) OTHER.

13. RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

(A) STAFF REPORTS.

  1. UPDATE ON FUTURE LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

  2. UPDATE ON WAFWA.

 

(B) OTHER.

 

14. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

(A) MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.

(B) AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE.

 

15. RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

 

16. RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

 

17. NEW BUSINESS.

Agenda on February 8, 2008 (Friday)

 

18. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

19. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT PROPOSALS FOR TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES FOR THE 2008-2009 MAMMAL HUNTING REGULATIONS AND REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO MAKE TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES. (Public comments and adoption of Department proposals are scheduled for the Commission's

May 9, 2008, meeting in Monterey. Note: No public recommendations will be received this year. Public recommendations for changes in the Mammal Hunting and Trapping Regulations are considered every three years. Any recommendations received after the regulation adoption process in April 2007 will be considered at the Commission's February 2010, meeting.)

 

20. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SECTION 27.80, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: OCEAN SALMON SPORT FISHING.

 

21. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SUBSECTION (b)(91.1) OF SECTION 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: KLAMATH RIVER SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS.

 

22. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CERTIFICATION OF NONLEAD AMMUNITION AND LIST OF CERTIFIED NONLEAD AMMUNITION, PURSUANT TO PROVISIONS OF AB 821.

 
CONSENT CALENDAR  February 7, 2008

    Motion And Vote February 7, 2008

    Public Comment on February 8, 2008

23. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REPORT ON THE PETITION TO LIST THE AMERICAN PIKA (Ochotona princeps) AS A THREATENED SPECIES.
24. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENTíS STATUS REPORT ON THE PETITION TO DELIST CALIFORNIA BROWN PELICAN (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) AS AN ENDANGERED SPECIES.
25. RECEIPT OF THE DEPARTMENT'S STATUS REPORT ON THE PETITIONS TO REMOVE THE FOLLOWING PLANTS FROM THE LIST OF RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES: MARIN BENT GRASS (Agrostis blasdalei var. marinensis), HANGING GARDENS MANZANITA (Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia), SLENDER-POD JEWELFLOWER (Caulanthus stenocarpus), AND TRUCKEE BARBERRY (Mahonia sonnei).
26. REQUEST OF JOHN FINGER TO RENEW THE HOG ISLAND MARICULTURE LEASE #M430-11, MARIN COUNTY.
27. REQUEST FROM THE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE FOR COMMISSION APPROVAL FOR LAND ACQUISITION OF APPROXIMATELY 22,000 ACRES WITHIN THE TULARE BASIN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, KERN AND TULARE COUNTIES.
28. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REPORT TO THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION AND LEGISLATURE ON THE ANNUAL ACCOUNTING OF THE DEPOSITS INTO AND EXPENDITURES FROM THE FISH AND GAME PRESERVATION FUND, AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 8589.7, FISH AND GAME CODE.
29. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REPORT REGARDING THE PINK SHRIMP TRAWL FISHERY OFF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
30. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SECTION 120.7, TITLE 14, CCR, REGARDING CHANGING THE DAYS OF THE WEEK TO HARVEST SEA URCHINS AND THE LOTTERY DATE. (Note: The discussion hearing is scheduled for March 7, 2008, in Stockton.)
31. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SECTIONS 122, 125, 149.1, 150, 150.02, 150.03, 150.05, 163, 163.5, 164, 174, AND 180.3; ADD SECTION 124.1, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: COMMERCIAL FISHING PERMIT RENEWAL PROVISIONS.
32. POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 503, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CROP DAMAGE AND NUISANCE CANADA GEESE.
33. RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS RE: CAMP ROBERTS, CAMP PENDLETON, AND FORT HUNTER LIGGETT DEER AND ELK HUNTS, UNDER SECTION 640, TITLE 14, CCR, MANAGEMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ON MILITARY LANDS.
34. RECEIPT OF RENEWAL REQUEST FROM THE CULTURED ABALONE TO LEASE KELP BED NO. 27, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEAR TERM.
OTHER

35. ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS.