New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission Meeting | December 13, 2017

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Meeting Notes

New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission meeting from 12/13/17. New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission members are appointed by the Governor, in consultation with the NH Executive Council. There are 11 members, one from each county in the state, plus one representing the coastal area. Commission meetings are regularly scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month, 1:00 p.m., at Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, NH.


Commission members: Barry Carr, Strafford County, Fred Clews, Jr, Coastal, Vincent Greco, Merrimack County, Todd Baldwin, Grafton County, Theodore A. Tichy, Coos County, Walter Morse, Hillsborough County, John W. McGonagle, Belknap County, James W. Ryan, Rockingham County, David Patch, Carroll County, Tom Hubert, Sullivan County, Robert Phillipson, Cheshire County.


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0:00:01

PLEDGE; ROLL CALL; WILDLIFE HERITAGE ASSOCIATION; DONATIONS; COVERED ARCHERY RANGE; MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL DONATIONS; M2V; [RICHARD COOK: LAND AGENT] 2 SALT MARSH PROPERTY; 675 ACRES; RINGE LAND PURCHASE; PEARLY LAKE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA; FEDERAL FUNDS; GREAT BAY DISCOVERY CENTER; NEWFIELDS; CONSERVATION EASEMENT; 1526 ACRES; BARRINGTON; STONE HOUSE POND FOREST PROPERTY; FEDERAL FUNDS; GREAT BAY DISCOVERY CENTER; GREAT BAY; RISING SEA LEVELS; [DOROTHY LONG]; [WALTER CHANNEY]; WATER FOWL HUNING; PEARLY LAKE BOAT RAMP;


0:15:00

PEARLY LAKE BOAT RAMP; WILDLIFE RESTORATION FUNDS; LAKE ACCESS; M2V; RESCHEDULED UPCOMMING MEETINGS; ANNUAL RULE MAKING PROCESS; 10 JAN 2018; 17 JAN 2018; 18 APR 2018; PUBLIC HEARINGS; ATLANTIC STATE FISHERIES; 14 MARCH 2018; M2V; DESIGNATION OF NON PROFIT; (OGT); OPERATION GAME THIEF; TIP LINES; [CHUCK OSBORNE]; [DAVID BRYANT];


0:30:00

(OGT); OPERATION GAME THIEF; M2V; 800$ SNOW BLOWER; M2V; 02 JUL 2017 RAIN EVENT; FEMA DISASTER AREA; WEEKS CROSSING POND DAM FAILURE; FISHERIES HABITAT FUND; M2V; NHDES DAM REGISTRATION FEES; NHDES; OWNERSHIP OF DAMS; FISHERIES PROJECTS; WATER FOWL DAMS; MERRY MEETING LAKE; BIG BROOK BOG; SCOTTS BOG; NH DAM BUREAU; RAIN EVENTS; GLOBAL WARMING; WAIVE VOTE; SENATE BILL REGARDING DAM REGISTRATION FEES; M2V;


0:45:00

NHDES DAM REGISTRATION FEES; NHDES; OWNERSHIP OF DAMS; FISHERIES PROJECTS; WATER FOWL DAMS; MERRY MEETING LAKE; BIG BROOK BOG; SCOTTS BOG; NH DAM BUREAU; RAIN EVENTS; GLOBAL WARMING; WAIVE VOTE; SENATE BILL REGARDING DAM REGISTRATION FEES; M2V; ELECTION OF NOMINATING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS; M2V; UNRESTRICTED GAME FUND REPORT; UNRESTRICTED REVENUE;


1:00:00

LICENSE REVENUE; NH SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATION CHARITABLE AUCTION; JLCAR; RULE MAKING SCHEDULE; DRAFT PROPOSALS; KEAN; LANCASTER; 18 APR 2018; HUNING DIGEST; MOOSE LOTTERY; GAME MANAGEMENT TEAM; POLICY COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION; BIANNUAL HEARINGS; LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS;


1:10:30

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE; RULE MAKING; PUBLIC INPUT; PUBLIC WATER ACCESS RULES; NH NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES; FIS RULES; RECIPROCITY RULES; FIS 1800; SUSPENSION OF LICENSE PROCEDURE; LACK OF TEXT AVAILABILITY;70 bills of interest; Concerns: disabled veterans licenses; HB1280- Neutral position; M2V; HB1286- Neutral position; M2V; HB1313- loaded firearms on OHRV: Snowmobiles; recommends legal review; HB1342- Rabbits; snow shoe Hares; cotton tails; recommendation- Oppose; M2V; HB1343: beaver pipes; beaver fencing; recommendation: Oppose; MV2; HB1352: bait dealer licenses; recommendation: Support; M2V; HB1376: seaweed harvesting at night: Recommendation: Oppose: M2v; HB1380: compact area firearm use; recommendation: AG opinion; M2V; HB1390 using rooms and meals to cover Search Rescue; recommendation- Support; M2V; HB1411: recommendation: support; M2V; HB1412: cruelty statute; non captive; recommendation: Oppose; M2V; HB1458: Recommendation: support: MV2; HB1526: Fees; Recommendation: Oppose; M2V; HB1527: Searches; recommendation: Oppose; M2V; HB1575: hunting with air rifles; recommendation: Oppose; M2V; (Study Committee); HB1706: Lake Sunapee boat ramp; recommendation: support; Mv2; HB1714: water testing; Recommendation; Oppose; MV2; HB1723 reckless beating of animals; recommendation: Oppose; MV2; HB1726: Financing Search and rescue; Recommendation: Oppose: MV2; HB1752- search warrant blood samples; recommendation: recommendation: monitor: MV2;


2:06:22

Rivers Committee meeting update; Lakes Committee report; Strategic planning committee report; Wildlife Heritage Foundation; Awards Committee; Commissioners Reports;


2:35:35

PUBLIC COMMENT; VOICES OF WILDLIFE; TAXIDERMY; 3 LEGGED BLACK BEAR SHOT OUT OF TREE; SOCIAL MEDIA REACTIONS;

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