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State of California

THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

 

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September 4-5, 2008 Meeting Agenda

 
 

 
Meeting of
September 5, 2008 (Friday)
8:30 a.m.
North Tahoe Conference Center*
8318 North Lake Blvd.
Kings Beach

DISCUSSION ITEMS

15.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION. (Moved from September 4, Thursday)
 
1.  JOINT MEETING WITH NEVADA BOARD OF WILDLIFE COMMISSIONERS
  (A)  AGENCY OVERVIEWS - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

Agency Directors will provide an overview of their respective agencies.

  (B)  TAHOE BEAR MANAGEMENT - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report will be presented on the status of the interstate bear population, current management practices and plans.

  (C)  INTERSTATE MULE DEER MANAGEMENT - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report on the status of the various interstate herds, current management practices, and management plans.

  (D)  ALIEN SPECIES ISSUES MANAGEMENT - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report will be presented on the status of alien species issues and management (Quagga mussel, New Zealand mud snail, and Barramundi).

  (E)  SAGE GROUSE MANAGEMENT - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report will be presented on the status of sage grouse management in Nevada and California , petitions for listing under the Endangered Species Act, and the various conservation planning efforts initiated for populations inhabiting California/Nevada state line areas.

  (F)  LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) ON SHARED JURISDICTION - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report will be presented on the status of the Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on shared Law Enforcement jurisdiction.

  (G)  EMERGING ISSUES/LESSONS LEARNED; I.E., LAKE DAVIS NORTHERN PIKE ERADICATION, ALEUTIAN GOOSE RECOVERY PROGRAM, ETC. - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

 A report will be presented on the emerging issues affecting California and Nevada .

  (H)  NEVADA HUNTER SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND EFFECT ON CALIFORNIA HUNTERS- CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME AND NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

A report will be presented on the status of hunter education programs and requirements for each state.

     Public Comments
 

*These facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service at 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT) or 1 (800) 735-2922 (Voice) and ask them to contact the California Fish and Game Commission at (916) 653-4899.

** The Commission may break for lunch at approximately 12:00 noon.

NOTE: The public is encouraged to comment on any item on the agenda. In order for the Commission to adequately consider public comments, the public is requested to submit written comments no later than ten days prior to the meeting. Written comments received fewer than ten days preceding the meeting will be submitted to the Commission at the meeting; however, Commission staff is unable to deliver material received one day before and on the day of the meeting to the Commissioners when the meeting is not in Sacramento. Please send your comments to be received no later than two days before the meeting.

If you decide to speak at the Commission meeting, please begin by giving your name and affiliation (if any) and the number of people represented by your organization. Then tell the Commission your concerns in five minutes or less. Time allotted for each agenda item depends upon the number of speakers for each item and the length of the agenda. The Commission is interested in your views; don't worry about how to say them. If several people have spoken, try not to be repetitious. If there are several with the same concerns, please try to appoint a spokesperson. The Commission is particularly interested in the specific reasons you are for or against a proposal because the Commission's decision needs to be based on specific reasons.

If you would like to present handouts/written material to the Commission at the meeting, please provide eight (8) copies.