April 16, 2014 Meeting Documents

  1. ADOPTION OF DRAFT POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR WILDLIFE RESOURCES AND MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEES
    Draft Procedures (PDF)
  2. DECISION ON WHETHER OR NOT TO LIST GRAY WOLF (Canis lupus) AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES
    (FISH AND GAME CODE SECTIONS 2075 and 2075.5) Note: Findings will be adopted at a future meeting.
    Petition (PDF)
    Department's Status Review Report
    Petitioner's documents Part 1 (PDF)
    Petitioner's documents Part 2 (PDF)
    Petitioner's documents Part 3 (PDF)
    Letter from Environmental Protection Information Center (PDF)
    Letter from Barbara West (PDF)
    Public Comment Summary (PDF)
  3. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH A PROHIBITION ON INDUCEMENTS FOR PREDATOR HUNTING CONTESTS, TOURNAMENTS, OR DERBIES
    Section 200, Fish and Game Code (PDF)
    Section 4150, Fish and Game Code (PDF)
    Section 2003 Fish and Game Code (PDF)
    Draft Proposed Regulatory Language (PDF)
    Email from Project Coyote 4/2/14 (PDF)
    Email from Project Coyote 3/4/14 (PDF)
    Letter from Kenneth Able 3/18/14 (PDF)
    Letter from Chris Marx 1/8/14 (PDF)
    Public Comment Summary (PDF)
  4. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND UPLAND GAME BIRD REGULATIONS
    (SECTION 300, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Memo from Department of Fish and Wildlife (PDF)
    Draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
    Draft Economic Impact Assessment (PDF)
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
  5. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND WATERFOWL REGULATIONS
    (SECTION 502, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
    Draft Economic Impact Assessment (PDF)
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
  6. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT LANDS REGULATIONS
    (SECTIONS 550, 550.5, 551, 552, 553, 630, AND 703, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Amended Initial Statement, Continuation Notice, Proposed Regulatory Language
    Preadoption Statement of Reasons (PDF)
  7. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO MAMMAL HUNTING REGULATIONS
    (SECTIONS 360, 361, 362, 363, AND 364, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statements of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
    Email from Kerry Keely 2/15/14 (Elk) (PDF)
    Final Recommended Tag Quotas (PDF)
    Data Supplement - Deer (PDF)
    Data Supplement - Bighorn Sheep (PDF)
    Final Environmental Document - Pronghorn Antelope(PDF)
  8. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO KLAMATH RIVER SALMON FISHING REGULATIONS
    (SUBSECTION 7.50(b)(91.1), TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
    Preadoption Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    Attachment to Preadoption Statement - Notes from outreach meeting (PDF)
    Attachment to Preadoption Statement - Memo regarding catch and release proposal (PDF)
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
  9. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO OCEAN SALMON SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS,  MAY – NOVEMBER 2014
    (SUBSECTION 27.80(d), TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
  10. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO MARINE PROTECTED AREAS REGULATIONS – CLEAN-UP PACKAGE
    (SECTION 632, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
  11. GUIDANCE ON PUBLIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR POTENTIAL 2015 SPORT FISH REGULATORY CHANGES  
    Summary of Public Recommendations (PDF)
  12. DETERMINATION CONCERNING THE MIRAGE TRAIL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AND THE COACHELLA VALLEY CONSERVATION  COMMISSION (CVCC) (FISH AND GAME CODE, SECTION 1587)
    Section 1587, Fish and Game Code (PDF)
    Coachella Valley Conservation Commission Staff Report (PDF)
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Memorandum (PDF)
    Memorandum of Understanding (PDF)
  13. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH PACIFIC HALIBUT AUTO-CONFORMANCE REGULATIONS
    (SECTION 28.20, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
    Executive Director's Talking Points for PFMC meeting (PDF)
  14. DISCUSSION OF THE CHALLENGES SURROUNDING THE MANAGEMENT OF ABANDONED OR INJURED WILDLIFE
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
    Keep Me Wild Brochures (PDF)
    Laws and regulations related to abandoned or injured wildlife (PDF)
  15. DISCUSSION OF REQUEST TO ALLOW TRANSFER OF NEARSHORE FISHERY BYCATCH PERMITS
    (SECTION 150.05, TITLE 14, CCR)
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Presentation (PDF)
    Transcript of testimony received from Mike McCorkle 12/11/13 (PDF)
  16. RECEIPT OF THE DEPARTMENT’S ONE YEAR STATUS REPORT ON THE PETITION TO LIST WHITE SHARK (Carcharodon carcharias) AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES (FISH AND GAME CODE SECTION 2074.6)
    Petition
    Department's Status Review Report

CONSENT ITEMS

  1. APPROVAL OF ANNUAL REPORTS AND 2014-15 PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT (PLM) AREA PLANS FOR:
    • (A) 3D RANCH, TEHAMA COUNTY
    • (B) BURROWS RANCH, TEHAMA COUNTY
    • (C) CHRISTENSEN RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
    • (D) FULTON RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
    • (E) HUNTER RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
    • (F) LEWIS RANCH, SAN BENITO COUNTY
    • (G) LONE RANCH, SAN BENITO COUNTY
    • (H) MILLER-ERICKSEN RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
    • (I) MORISOLI RANCH (CAMP 5 OUTFITTERS), MONTEREY AND SAN BENITO COUNTIES
    • (J) PEACHTREE RANCH, MONTEREY COUNTY
    • (K) R WILD HORSE RANCH, TEHAMA COUNTY
    • (L) RANCHO LA CUESTA, SAN BENITO COUNTY
    • (M) ROBERTS RANCH, MODOC COUNTY
    • (N) SALT CREEK RANCH, TEHAMA COUNTY
    • (O) SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, LOS ANGELES COUNTY
    • (P) STOVER RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
    • (Q) TRAVIS RANCH, TRINITY COUNTY
    • (R) WIGGINS RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
      Department of Fish and Wildlife Memorandum (PDF)
      Proposed Seasons, Harvests and Improvements (PDF)
      Email from Rowetta Miller regarding Hunter Ranch 3/17/14 (PDF)

  1. THE SCRIPPS INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF CALIFORNIA COOPERATIVE OCEANIC FISHERIES INVESTIGATIONS (CalCOFI)
  2. RECEIPT AND DISCUSSION OF DRAFT POLICY FOR NATIVE PLANTS
    Draft Policy (PDF)
  3. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION
  4. COMMISSION STAFF REPORT FOR CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
  5. DEPARTMENT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
    • (A) DIRECTOR’S REPORT
    • (B) WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES DIVISION AND ECOSYSTEM CONSERVATION DIVISION
    • (C) LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION
    • (D) MARINE
    • (E) OTHER
  6. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
    • (A) LEGAL COUNSEL
    • (B) FEDERAL AGENCIES
  7. PUBLIC FORUM
    Summary of Written Public Forum Items (PDF)
    Sample letter regarding President Sutton's comments about sustainable hunting (PDF)
    NorCal Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers, 3/14/14 (PDF)
    William Breaw, 3/9/14 (PDF)
    George Ciquini, 3/16/14 (PDF)
    Ken Franke, 2/23/14 (PDF)
    David Girling, 3/17/14 (PDF)
    California Sea Urchin Commission, 2/17/14 (PDF)
    Richard Hoyer, 2/10/14 (PDF)
    Stephen Jirik, 2/18/14 (PDF)
    Miko Moscheti, 2/14/14 (PDF)
    Tom Paulek, 2/24/14 (PDF)
    United States Fish and Wildife Service, 2/24/14 (PDF)
    Howard Strohn, 3/27/14 (PDF)
    Dennis Byrne, 3/6/14 (PDF)
    Scott Creps, 3/14/14 (PDF)
    Scott Cyr, 2/20/14 (PDF)
    James Inglis, 2/4/14 (PDF)
    Donald Kudrna, 2/24/14 (PDF)
    California Trappers Association, 4/2/14 (PDF)
    Cat McAdams, 2/20/14 (PDF)