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Possible falconry changes

Rules that guide how falcons are used to hunt wild game in Utah will be discussed at an upcoming series of public meetings.

Prairie falcons are among the birds that are often used in falconry

Prairie falcons are among the birds that are often used in falconry.

Photo by Scott Root

You can review all of the Division of Wildlife Resource's falconry ideas for 2013 by downloading the packet for the meetings — (PDF).

After you've reviewed the ideas, you can let your Regional Advisory Council members know your thoughts by attending your upcoming RAC meeting or by sending an email to them.

RAC chairmen will share the input they receive with members of the Utah Wildlife Board. The board will meet in Salt Lake City on Jan. 10, 2013 to approve Utah's 2013 Falconry Guidebook.

Dates, times and locations for the RAC meetings are as follows:

You can also provide your comments to your RAC via email. Email addresses for your RAC members are available on our website.

The group each RAC member represents (sportsman, non-consumptive, etc.) is listed under each person's email address. You should direct your email to the people on the RAC who represent your interest.

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