August 4-5, 2015 Meeting Documents

Complete Binder (PDF) (80MB)

Day 1 – August 4, 8:30 a.m

  1. Public Forum
  2. Committee Assignments
    • (A) Marine Resources Committee
    • (B) Wildlife Resources Committee
    • (C) Tribal Committee
  3. Tribal Committee
    • (A) Work plan development  
      • I. Update on current work plan and timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
  4. Marine Resources Committee
    • (A) Work plan development
      • I. Update on current work plan and timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
  5. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Dungeness crab and crab trap sport fishing regulations (Sections 29.80 and 29.85, Title 14, CCR)
  6. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend commercial hagfish regulations (Section 180.6, Title 14, CCR)
  7. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend commercial herring regulations (Sections 163 and 164, Title 14, CCR)
  8. Update on implementing and managing California’s marine protected areas, including impacts of AB 298 (Chap. 31, Stats 2015)
  9. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend marine protected area regulations (Section 632, Title 14, CCR)
  10. Determine whether Santa Barbara Mariculture’s application for a new state water bottom lease adjacent to existing lease M-653-02 would be in the public interest (Pursuant to Section 15400, Fish and Game Code)

CONSENT ITEMS
  1. Receive Charles Friend Oyster Company request to renew state water bottom lease M-430-04 for aquaculture (Pursuant to Section 15406, Fish and Game Code)
  2. Receive Point Reyes Oyster Company, Inc. request to renew state water bottom lease M-430-13 & M-430-17 for aquaculture (Pursuant to Section 15406, Fish and Game Code)
  3. Receive and approve California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) request to amend gear authorized to take hagfish under experimental permit No. X-1868 issued to Mr. Craig Thomsson

  1. Announce results from Executive Session
  2. Items of interest from previous meetings
  3. Department informational items
  4. Other items
  5. Discussion and action on future meeting items

Day 2 – August 5, 8:00 a.m

  1. Public Forum
  2. Adoption of proposed changes to bobcat trapping regulations (Sections 478, 479 and 702, Title 14, CCR)
  3. Receive, discuss and act on (1) request from the Center for Biological Diversity to reconsider the decision on whether listing tricolored blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) as a threatened or endangered species may be warranted, and (2) other information received by the Commission
  4. Decision on whether to list fisher (Pekania pennanti) (formerly Pacific fisher (Martes pennanti)),as a threatened or endangered species
    (Pursuant to sections 2075 and 2075.5, Fish and Game Code) Note:  Findings will be adopted at a future meeting.
  5. Wildlife Resources Committee
  6. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend sport fishing regulations (Sections 1.05, et al., Title 14, CCR)
  7. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend the definition of transgenic animal regulations (Sections 1.92 and 671, Title 14, CCR)
  8. Update on proposed changes to Department Lands Pass regulations (Sections 550, et al., Title 14, CCR)
  9. Update on potential changes to regulations for setting mammal hunting tag quotas (Sections 360, et al., Title 14, CCR)
  10. Adoption of proposed changes to upland game bird regulations (Sections 300 and 310.5, Title 14, CCR)
  11. Adoption of proposed changes to waterfowl regulations (Section 502, Title 14, CCR)
  12. Request to amend approved Duck Stamp funding for Fiscal Year 2015-2016
  13. Presentation of Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame certificates
  14. Receive and act on the Pine Ranch Private Lands Wildlife Habitat and Enhancement Management Area annual report and 2015-2016 plan

CONSENT ITEMS
  1. Receive petition from the Environmental Protection Information Center and Center for Biological Diversity to list Humboldt marten (Martes caurina humboldtensis) as an endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act (Pursuant to Section 2073.3, Fish and Game Code)
  2. Receive Environmental Protection Information Center’s independent status report on the petition to list northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) as a threatened or endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act (Pursuant to Subsection 670.1(h)(1)-(3), Title 14, CCR)
  3. Receive and approve, or amend, initial Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Area (PLM) plans and 2015-2020 licenses for:
    (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)
  4. Receive and approve, or amend, annual reports and 2015-2016 PLM plans for:
    (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)
  5. Receive and approve 5-year PLM plans and 2015-2020 licenses for:
    (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)

  1. Department report on the status of Coho salmon (Pursuant to Section 2113, Fish and Game Code)