June 4, 2014 Meeting Documents

    1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING GRAY WOLF
      • (A) PRESENTATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONCERNING THE WOLF MANAGEMENT PLAN
      • (B) POSSIBLE 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.
    2. Petition (PDF)
      Department's Status Review Report (PDF)
      Email from the Society for Conservation Biology, 5/22/14 (PDF)
      Email from the Public Interest Coalition, 5/22/14 (PDF)
      Letter from Daniel Filz, 5/19/2014 (PDF)
      Email from Del Norte County Farm Bureau, 4/19/14 (PDF)
    3. POSSIBLE DECISION ON WHETHER OR NOT TO LIST WHITE SHARK (Carcharodon carcharias) 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 (PDF)
      Department's Presentation (PDF)
      Email from Oceana, 4/15/14 (PDF)
      Email from Defenders of Wildlife, 5/21/14 (PDF)
      Email from Ocean Care, 5/20/14 (PDF)
      Email from Florida Program for Shark Research, University of Florida, 5/19/14 (PDF)
    4. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO REGULATE THE TAKE OF RARE PLANTS.
      (ADD SECTION 786.9, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Department memorandum and draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
      Draft Economic Impact Assessment (PDF)
      Department Presentation (PDF)
    5. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND COMMERCIAL HERRING REGULATIONS
      (SECTIONS 163 AND 164, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Draft Supplemental Environmental Document (PDF)
      Department memorandum and draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
      Draft Economic Impact Assessment (PDF)
      Letter from Ken Bates, 5/13/14 (PDF)
    6. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO ADOPT COMMERCIAL HAGFISH REGULATIONS
      (ADD SECTION 180.6, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Draft Initial Statment of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
      Draft Economic Impact Assessment (PDF)
      Department Presentation (PDF)
    7. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF WORKING DRAFT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR PREDATORY MAMMAL HUNTING CONTESTS
      (ADD SECTION 250.1, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Working Draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
      Conservation Magazine, Predator Conservation Relies on Understanding Human Psychology, 5/2/14 (PDF)
      Flora and Fauna International, Oryx. Dead or Alive? Comparing Costs and Benefits of Lethal and Non-lethal Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation on Livestock Farms, 2014 (PDF)
      Survey Data from hunters that participated in Coyote Drive 8 (PDF)
      Science Magazine, Tolerance for Predatory Wildlife. Can Individual Tolerance Toward Predators Affect the Success of Predator Conservation 5/2/14 (PDF)
      Letter from California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators, 3/31/14 (PDF)
      Email from Helen Braynis, 4/23/14 (PDF)
      Email - Change.Org petition (PDF)
      Email from Wendy Niemeyer, 4/26/14 (PDF)
      Letter from The Sportfishing Conservancy, 4/25/14 (PDF)
      Email from San Diego County Wildlife Federation, 5/13/14 (PDF)
      Letter from Modoc County Fish, Game & Recreation Commission and Modoc County Board of Supervisors, 4/15/14 (PDF)
      Letter from Jerry Barber, 5/11/14 (PDF)
      Open Editorial, Project Coyote, 4/16/14 (PDF)
      Sign-on letter from 36 scientists, 4/16/14 (PDF)
      California Terrestrial Predators and Furbearers, Project Coyote (PDF)
    8. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO UPLAND GAME BIRD REGULATIONS (SECTION 300, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Department Memorandum (PDF)
      Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
      Department Presentation (PDF)
      Letter from Audubon California, 5/6/14 (PDF)
    9. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO WATERFOWL REGULATIONS (SECTION 502, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Notice, Initial Statement of Reasons, Proposed Regulatory Language
      Letter from John Anderson, 5/1/14 (PDF)
    10. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING CHANGES TO PACIFIC HALIBUT SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS
    11. POSSIBLE RECONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION’S REVOCATION OF THE PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT (PLM) AREA LICENSE FOR PINE RANCH, YOLO COUNTY (SECTION 601, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Department Memorandum 1/8/14 (PDF)
      Attachment to Department Memorandum: Department Letter to Pine Ranch, 4/7/10 (PDF)
      Attachment to Department Memorandum: Department Arrest/Investigation Report, 8/23/14 (PDF)
      Attachment to Department Memorandum: Department Memorandum to Wildlife Branch Chief, 10/28/13 (PDF)
      Attachment to Department Memorandum: Department Letter to Pine Ranch, 1/6/14 (PDF)
      Commission letter to Pine Ranch, 1/17/14 (PDF)
      Letter from Steven C. Sabbadini, 3/14/14 (PDF)
      Letter from Chris Ames to Douglas Wirth and Mark Pine, 5/1/14 (PDF)
      Commission letter to Douglas Wirth and Mark Pine, 5/16/14 (PDF)
      Summary and Attachments from Department's Law Enforcement Division, 5/21/14 (PDF)
    12. DISCUSSION OF COMMISSION’S POLICY ON SALMON
      Commission's Salmon Policy (PDF)
      California Hatchery Review Report, June 2012 (PDF)
      Hatchery Workshop Materials
      Email from Charles Bucaria, undated (PDF)
      Letter and resolution from Northern California Council, Federation of Fly Fishers, 3/1/14 (PDF)
      Comments on hatcheries by Peter B. Moyle, 2/4/14
      Letter from Californa Fly Fishers Unlimited, 5/5/14

    CONSENT ITEMS

    1. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE USE OF TIGER SALAMANDER AS BAIT (SECTIONS 200.12, 200.29, AND 200.31, TITLE 14, CCR)
      Draft Initial Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action, including draft proposed regulatory language (PDF)
    2. RECEIPT OF WHITE SEABASS FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN ANNUAL REVIEW REPORT FOR 2012-2013
      Department Memorandum (PDF)
      White Seabass Fishery Management Plan Annual Review Report for 2012-2013 (PDF)
    3. RECEIPT OF THE DEPARTMENT’S ONE YEAR STATUS REPORT ON THE PETITION TO LIST CLEAR LAKE HITCH (Lavinia exilicauda chi) AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES (FISH AND GAME CODE 2074.6)
      Petition (PDF)
    4. APPROVAL OF DEPARTMENT’S CALIFORNIA DUCK STAMP PROPOSALS, FY 2014-2015 (FISH AND GAME CODE SECTIONS 3702-3705)
      Department Memorandum and Summary (PDF)
    5. APPROVAL OF ANNUAL REPORTS AND 2014-15 PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT (PLM) AREA PLANS FOR:
      • (A) ALEXANDER RANCH, MONTEREY COUNTY
      • (B) ASH VALLEY RANCH, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (C) AVENALES RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
      • (D) BIG BLUFF RANCH, TEHAMA COUNTY
      • (E) BIG MORONGO SPRINGS RANCH, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
      • (F) BLACK RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY
      • (G) BORELLO RANCH, MARIN  COUNTY
      • (H) BUCKEYE RANCH, SOLANO COUNTY
      • (I) CARLEY RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (J) CARNAZA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
      • (K) CARRIZO RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
      • (L) CHIMNEY ROCK RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
      • (M) CLARK & WHITE RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
      • (N) CONNOLLY AND CORRAL HOLLOW RANCH, SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
      • (O) COON CAMP SPRINGS RANCH, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (P) COON CREEK RANCH, SANTA CLARA COUNTY
      • (Q) COTTRELL RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
      • (R) DE FRANCESCO/EATON RANCHES, MERCED COUNTY
      • (S) DIAMOND C OUTFITTERS, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
      • (T) DIXIE VALLEY RANCH, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (U) EAGLE ROCK RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (V) EDEN VALLEY RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (W) EL RANCHO RIO FRIO, TEHAMA COUNTY
      • (X) ELK CREEK RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (Y) FIVE DOT RANCH – HORSE LAKE, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (Z) FIVE DOT RANCH – SCHOOL SECTION, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (AA) FIVE DOT RANCH – TUNNEL SPRINGS, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (BB) FIVE DOT RANCH – WILLOW CREEK, LASSEN COUNTY
      • (CC) HARTNELL RANCH, MONTEREY COUNTY
      • (DD) INDIAN VALLEY CATTLE COMPANY, MONTEREY
      • (EE) ISABEL VALLEY RANCH, SANTA CLARA  COUNTY
      • (FF) JERUSALEM CREEK RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY
      • (GG) JS RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY
      • (HH) LLANO SECO RANCHO, BUTTE COUNTY
      • (II) LOOKOUT RANCH, MODOC COUNTY
      • (JJ) PEPPERWOOD SPRINGS RANCH, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
      • (KK) POTTER VALLEY RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (LL) ROCK CREEK, BUTTE AND TEHAMA COUNTIES
      • (MM) ROSEBURG RESOURCES – PONDEROSA, SISKIYOU COUNTY
      • (NN) SANHEDRIN RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (OO) SEVEN SPRINGS RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (PP) SHAMROCK RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (QQ) SL RANCH, MODOC COUNTY
      • (RR) SLICK ROCK RANCH, SANTA CLARA COUNTY
      • (SS) SPRING VALLEY RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (TT) STEWART RANCH, TRINITY COUNTY
      • (UU) SUMMER CAMP RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
      • (VV) SWEETWATER RANCH, SANTA CLARA COUNTY
      • (WW) TEJON RANCH, KERN AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES
      • (XX) TEMBLOR RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO AND KERN COUNTIES
      • (YY) TRINCHERO RANCH, SAN BENITO COUNTY
      • (ZZ) TRIPLE B RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY
        Department Memorandum (PDF)
        Proposed seasons, harvests and habitat improvements (PDF)
    6. APPROVAL OF FIVE-YEAR RENEWAL FOR PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT (PLM) AREA PLANS FOR:
    7. APPROVAL OF INITIAL PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT (PLM) AREA PLANS FOR SMITH RIVER, HUMBOLDT COUNTY
      Department memorandum (PDF)
      Proposed seasons, harvests and habitat improvements (PDF)

    1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION
    2. COMMISSION STAFF REPORT FOR CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
    3. DEPARTMENT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
    4. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
      • (A) LEGAL COUNSEL
      • (B) FEDERAL AGENCIES
    5. PUBLIC FORUM