February 7, 2003 Commission Meeting
Portland, OR

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Portland Expo Center
2060 N. Marine Drive
Exhibit Hall D, Rooms 202-204
Portland, OR 97217
8:00 until complete

There is no cost to attend the meeting, but parking costs $6 per vehicle. People seeking to go to the Sportsmen's Show must pay a $9 entrance fee. Driving directors may be found at www.expocenter.org and clicking on "directions." Information on the Sportsmen's Show can be found by clicking on http://www.oloughlintradeshows.com/ots-shows-ss-pnw.html.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Regional Managers Report

Columbia River Sturgeon Harvest Rules Decision

Temporary Rules

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Revenue and Expenditure Report

Executive Session

DECEMBER MINUTES Exhibit: A

SALMON AND TROUT ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (STAC) ANNUAL REPORT - Exhibit B

STAC will present their annual report to the Commission on the accomplishments of the Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program in 2002.

Guest Presenter: Paul Cilvik
Staff: Tom Stahl
Public Testimony
Action: Information only

Attachment 1: Exhibit Summary

PUBLIC INPUT ON REDUCING THE NEARSHORE CAP - Exhibit: C

Department staff provide the Commission, and public, with information on implementing a harvest cap for nearshore ground fisheries, and obtain public input testimony.

Staff: Patty Burke
Public Testimony
Action: Information only

Attachment 1: Exhibit Summary
Attachment 2: 2003 Nearshore Ground Fishery Harvest Cap

Attachment 2 Figures:

 

ELK PLAN - Exhibit: D

Department staff will ask the Commission to amend rules to the Oregon Elk Plan update.

Staff: Tom Thornton
Public Testimony
Action: Rule-making

Attachment 1: Agenda Item Cover and Summary
Hearing Notice, Statement of Need, Fiscal Impact- not available online
Attachment 2: Draft Oregon Elk Management Plan
Attachment 3: Oregon Administrative Rules
Public Correspondence: Not available online

MULE DEER PLAN - Exhibit: E

Department staff will ask the Commission to amend rules relating to the Oregon Mule Deer Plan update.

Staff: Tom Thornton
Public Testimony
Action: Rule-making

Attachment 1: Agenda Item Cover and Summary
Hearing Notice, Statement of Need, Fiscal Impact- not available online
Attachment 2: Draft Oregon Mule Deer Management Plan
Attachment 3: Oregon Mule Deer Management Plan Appendix
Attachment 4: Oregon Administrative Rules
Public Correspondence- not available online

BLACK-TAILED DEER STRATEGIES - Exhibit F

Department staff will brief the Commission on the Oregon black-tailed deer management strategies.

Staff: Tom Thornton
Public Testimony
Action: Information only

Attachment 1: Agenda item cover and summary
Attachment 2: Black-tailed deer work group report

ARCHERY HUNTING REVIEW BREIFING-TIMELINES AND PROCESS - Exhibit: G

Department staff will brief the Commission on a proposed process to begin an archery review in 2003.

Staff: Tom Thornton
Public Testimony
Action: Information Only

Attachment 1: Agenda item cover and summary
Attachment 2: Staff summary

WOLF UPDATE - Exhibit: H

Department staff will provide the Commission a review of the four Commission wolf workshops and state-wide town hall meeting, summarize some legal research information and seek direction for the next step in the process.

Staff: Craig Ely and Mark Henjum
Please note: There will be no Public Testimony accepted on this item.
Action: Information Only

Attachment 1: Agenda item summary
Attachment 2: Staff report
Attachment 3: Agendas from Commission informational workshops (pdf)
Attachment 4: Transcribed notes from town hall meetings
Attachment 5: Written comments received - Not available online

OTHER BUSINESS

Annual Upland Game Bird Art Selection.

Updated: March 3, 2003