SALEM, Ore. —ODFW’s Access and Habitat Board will meet on July 20 and 21 at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife headquarters, 3406 Cherry Ave., NE, Salem. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
The meeting on Monday, July 20 will be held in the Grouse Room on the third floor and begins at 1:00 p.m. The Tuesday, July 21 meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Commission Room.
The agenda includes a discussion of the program budget, an update on recent legislation affecting the program, the appointment of a representative to the A&H Deschutes/Klamath Advisory Council, a review of projects requesting funding, the selection of sports groups to sponsor A&H auction tags, and other program business.
An opportunity for public comment will be provided at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday. A teleconference line is also available for members of the public who wish to participate in the meetings, but who cannot attend in person. Contact Heather Thomas at 503-947-6314 for teleconference phone number and access code.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters, or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations may call the Information and Education Division at 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6002 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
The A&H Program funds projects that provide hunter access and/or improve wildlife habitat on private land in Oregon. The program is funded by a $2 surcharge on hunting licenses.
For additional information on attending the meeting call program staff at 503-947-6087. More information about the A&H Program may be found on the Web.