May 2, 2006 Meeting Agenda

Meeting of
May 2, 2006  (Tuesday)
9:00 a.m.

North Tahoe Conference Center*
8318 North Lake Blvd.
Kings Beach , CA

JOINT MEETING WITH BOARD OF FORESTRY

ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. INTRODUCTIONS.
  2. WELCOMING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION.
  3. REPORT OF RESOURCES AGENCY REGARDING DEPARTMENTAL COLLABORATION.
  4. REPORT OF DIRECTOR, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION.
  5. REPORT OF DIRECTOR, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME.
  6. REPORT BY THE DEPARTMENTS REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF JOINT POLICY ON PRE-, DURING AND POST FIRE ACTIVITIES AND WILDLIFE HABITAT.
  7. REPORT BY THE DEPARTMENTS REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF JOINT POLICY ON HARDWOODS.
  8. REPORT BY THE DEPARTMENTS REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF JOINT POLICY ON PACIFIC SALMON AND ANADROMOUS TROUT.

    1. REPORT BY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME ON COHO SALMON RECOVERY STRATEGY.
  9. REPORT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES, INCLUDING NOAA FISHERIES, U.S. FOREST SERVICE, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE AND U.S. EPA.
  10. PUBLIC FORUM - MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY ADDRESS THE BOARD AND COMMISSION ON ANY TOPIC WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION NOT OTHERWISE ON THE AGENDA. PLEASE BE PREPARED TO SUMMARIZE COMMENTS IN FIVE MINUTES OR LESS.
  11. NEW AND UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
  12. ADJOURNMENT.

Field Trip: The Fish and Game Commission members will be taking a boat tour of Lake Tahoe. The public is invited to attend, but will have to provide their own transportation.

*These facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service at 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT) or 1 (800) 735-2922 (Voice) and ask them to contact the California Fish and Game Commission at (916) 653-4899.

NOTE: The public is encouraged to comment on any item on the agenda. In order for the Commission to adequately consider public comments, the public is requested to submit written comments no later than eight working days prior to the meeting. Written comments received fewer than eight working days preceding the meeting will be submitted to the Commission at the meeting; however, Commission staff is unable to deliver material received one day before and on the day of the meeting to the Commissioners when the meeting is not in Sacramento. Please send your comments to be received no later than two days before the meeting.

If you decide to speak at the Commission meeting, please begin by giving your name and affiliation (if any) and the number of people represented by your organization. Then tell the Commission your concerns in five minutes or less. Time allotted for each agenda item depends upon the number of speakers for each item and the length of the agenda. The Commission is interested in your views; don't worry about how to say them. If several people have spoken, try not to be repetitious. If there are several with the same concerns, please try to appoint a spokesperson. The Commission is particularly interested in the specific reasons you are for or against a proposal because the Commission's decision needs to be based on specific reasons. If you would like to present handouts/written material to the Commission at the meeting, please provide eight (8) copies.