Commission hears testimony, schedules
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission heard public testimony on a set of recommendations to restructure salmon and sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River during its meeting Dec. 14-15 in Tumwater.
The commission, a nine-member citizen panel appointed by the governor to set policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), will consider revisions to current policies that reflect the recommendations at its Jan. 11-12 meeting in Olympia.
The public can comment through Jan. 4 on the new draft policy, available for review on the commission’s website at http://wd fw.wa.gov/commission/. Comments can be submitted to commission@ dfw.wa.gov. The public also will hav...