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Eric Sklar, President 
Saint Helena 
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Vice President 
Anthony C. Williams, Member 
Huntington Beach
Russell E. Burns, Member 
Peter S. Silva, Member 
Chula Vista
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor

Fish and Game Commission

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Wildlife Heritage and Conservation 
Since 1870
Valerie Termini, Executive Director 
Sacramento, CA 95814 
(916) 653-4899

February 8, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country 
One DoubleTree Drive Rohnert Park

The meeting will be live streamed at

*The start time for February 8 and Executive Session, Item D, have been revised; revisions are in bold italicized font.
See important meeting deadlines and procedures at the end of the agenda. Unless otherwise indicated, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is identified as Department.

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 8, 2017, 8:30 A.M. 

 Call to order/roll call to establish quorum 

 Approve agenda and order of items
 Motion and Vote 
 Election of Commission President and Vice President
 Motion and Vote 
3 Committee Assignments
  1. Marine Resources Committee
  2. Wildlife Resources Committee
  3. Tribal Committee
 Motion and Vote
4 Public forum for items not on agenda
The Commission may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this item, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Sections 11125, 11125.7(a), Government Code)
 CONSENT ITEMS      Motion and Vote
Adopt proposed changes to regulations to add Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) to the list of plants of California declared to be endangered
(Section 670.2, Title 14, CCR)
Receive Department’s request for a six month extension of time to submit its status review report on the petition to list Humboldt marten (Martes caurina humboldtensis) as an endangered species 
(Pursuant to Section 2074.6, Fish and Game Code)
Receive petition from the Center for Biological Diversity to list foothill yellow- legged frog (Rana boylii) as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA)
(Pursuant to Section 2073.3, Fish and Game Code, and Section 670.1(c), Title 14, CCR)
 Ratify findings on the petition to list northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) as a threatened or endangered species under CESA
(Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
Ratify findings on the petition to list flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) as a threatened or endangered species under CESA
(Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
 Wildlife Resources Committee
  1.  January 2017 meeting summary
    1. Receive and adopt recommendations
  2.  Work plan development
    1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
    2. Discuss and approve new topics
 Motion and Vote
 Tribal Committee
  1.  February 2017 meeting summary
    1. Receive and adopt recommendations
  2.  Work plan development
    1. Update on work plan and draft timeline 
    2. Discuss and approve new topics
 Motion and Vote
 Adopt emergency regulation concerning special order relating to incidental take of  tricolored blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) during candidacy period as an endangered species
(Pursuant to Section 2084, Fish and Game Code)
 Motion and Vote 
 Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing Lassics lupine (Lupinus constancei) as a threatened or endangered species may be warranted 
(Pursuant to Section 2074.2, Fish and Game Code)
Note: If the Commission determines listing may be warranted, a one-year status review will commence before the final decision on listing is made.
 Motion and Vote 
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend upland game bird hunting regulations
(Section 300, Title 14, CCR) 
 Motion and Vote 
 Discuss proposed changes to waterfowl hunting regulations 
(Section 502, Title 14, CCR)
 Discuss proposed changes to Klamath River Basin salmon sport fishing regulations 
Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR)
 Discuss proposed changes to Central Valley salmon sport fishing regulations 
(Subsections 7.50(b)(5), 7.50(b)(68) and 7.50(b)(156.5), Title 14, CCR)
. Discuss proposed changes to mammal hunting regulations 
(Subsections 360(b) and 360(c) and Sections 361, 362, 363, 364 and 364.1, Title 14, CCR)
 Discuss proposed changes to regulations concerning deer tagging and reporting requirements  
(Section 708.5, Title 14, CCR)
 Adopt proposed changes to regulations concerning the use of dogs for the pursuit and take of mammals
(Section 265, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
 Announce results from Executive Session  
 Non-marine items of interest from previous meetings
  1. Importation of American bullfrogs and non-native turtles
  2. Other
 Non-marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings
  1.  Action on petitions for regulation change 
    1. Petition #2016-026 to permit use of jacketed frangible bullets 
    2. Petition #2016-028 to clarify which fire service members may validate hunting tags
  2.  Action on non-regulatory requests
  3.  Update on pending regulation petitions and non-regulatory requests referred to staff and the Department for review
 Motion and Vote
 Department informational items
  1.  Director’s report
  2. Wildlife and Fisheries Division, and Ecosystem Conservation Division
  3.  Law Enforcement Division
  4. Other
    1.  Receive annual mountain lion necropsy report