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RAC, Board meeting agendas, materials & minutes

Regional Advisory Council and Wildlife Board meeting agendas mirror one another. Action items on the agenda are voted on by the RACs and the Board. Wildlife Board meetings usually occur a few weeks after the Northern, Central, Northeastern, Southeastern and Southern RAC meetings.

Download the RAC and Board meeting schedule for 2020 (PDF)

Previous RAC and Board Meetings

June

Wildlife Board work session — June 25, 2020
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 164.44 KB)
updated June 19, 2020
Watch video
Wildlife Board meeting — June 4, 2020
  1. Upland game and turkey guidebook and rule recommendations

    By Heather Talley, Upland Game Coordinator

  2. Migratory upland game recommendations and swan rule amendments

    By Blair Stringham, Migratory Game Bird Program Coordinator

  3. Aquatic invasive species (AIS) rule amendments

    By Bruce Johnson, AIS Lieutenant

  4. Walk-in Access (WIA) rule amendments

    By Bryan Christensen, Volunteer Services Coordinator

  5. Willard Spur WMA Habitat Management Plan

    By Ashley Kijowski, Wildlife Biologist, Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 164.23 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 4 MB) Central May 12 Download PDF (PDF — 433.28 KB) Watch video
Northern May 13 Download PDF (PDF — 672.23 KB) Watch video
Southern May 19 Download PDF (PDF — 75.01 KB) Watch video
Southeastern May 20 Download PDF (PDF — 536.8 KB) Watch video
Northeastern May 21 Download PDF (PDF — 75.02 KB) Watch video

April

Wildlife Board meeting — April 30, 2020
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 179.57 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 1.3 MB) Watch video
  1. Changes to cougar and bear rule

    By Darren Debloois, Game Mammals Program Coordinator

  2. Managing predatory wildlife species

    By Darren Debloois, Game Mammals Program Coordinator

  3. Management of bison hunts in the Nine Mile, Range Creek Unit

    By Brad Crompton, Assistant Wildlife Manager, Southeast Region

  4. 2020 bucks, bulls and once in a lifetime

    By Covy Jones, Big Game Coordinator

  5. 2020 antlerless recommendations

    By Covy Jones, Big Game Coordinator

  6. 2020 CWMU antlerless permit recommendations

    By Chad Wilson, Private Lands Public Wildlife Coordinator

  7. Recommended changes to CWMU Rule R657-37

    By Chad Wilson, Private Lands Public Wildlife Coordinator

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 188.44 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 4.6 MB)
updated April 6, 2020
Central April 7 Watch video
Northern April 8 Watch video
Southern April 14 Watch video
Southeastern April 15 Watch video
Northeastern April 16 Watch video
Wildlife Board meeting — April 10, 2020
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 173.85 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 372.42 KB) Watch video

Read the recommended amendment to the Division Variance Rule (R657-57) in the Wildlife Board Meeting packet.

Wildlife Board work session — March 19, 2020
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 112.44 KB)

Postponed: After Gov. Gary Herbert's announcement on March 12 urging Utahns to avoid large, in-person gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Division of Wildlife Resources postponed this Utah Wildlife Board work session.

Wildlife Board meeting — January 7, 2020
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 145.48 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 8.6 MB) Watch video
  1. Black bear and cougar rule amendments

    By Darren Debloois, Game Mammals Program Coordinator

  2. Proposed extension of Utah's Wolf Management Plan

    By Kimberly Hersey, Wildlife Coordinator

  3. Proposed amendments to the Brine Shrimp Harvest rule related to the COR transfer process

    By Greg Hansen, Utah Attorney General's Office

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 210.76 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 1.2 MB) Central Dec. 3
Northern Dec. 4
Southern Dec. 10
Southeastern Dec. 11
Northeastern Dec. 12 Listen to audio (MP3 — 41.6 MB)
Wildlife Board meeting — December 5, 2019
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 149.23 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 9.7 MB) Watch video
  1. Statewide Deer Management Plan

    By Covy Jones, Big Game Coordinator

  2. Bucks, bulls & once-in-a-lifetime species season dates, application timeline and rule amendments

    By Covy Jones, Big Game Coordinator

  3. CWMU management plans and permit numbers and Landowner Association permit numbers for 2020

    By Chad Wilson, Public Lands Private Wildlife Coordinator

  4. Proposed rule amendments to address point creep, lost opportunities and equity in the hunt drawing process

    By Lindy Varney, Licensing Coordinator

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 151.41 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 18.6 MB) Central Nov. 12 Listen to audio (MP3 — 100.8 MB)
Northern Nov. 13 Listen to audio (MP3 — 109.7 MB)
Southern Nov. 19 Listen to audio (MP3 — 127.3 MB)
Southeastern Nov. 20 Listen to audio (MP3 — 108 MB)
Northeastern Nov. 21 Listen to audio (MP3 — 80.4 MB)
Wildlife Board meeting — October 3, 2019
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 31.55 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 34.2 MB) Watch video
  1. Bighorn sheep unit management plans

    By Jace Taylor, Bighorn Sheep & Mountain Goat Biologist

  2. Tailoring angler opportunities to meet angler needs

    By Craig Walker, Aquatics Section Assistant Chief

  3. Private fish ponds rule amendments

    By Randy Oplinger, Coldwater Sportfish Coordinator

  4. Simplifying certificates of registration for fishing tournaments

    By Craig Walker, Aquatics Section Assistant Chief

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 43.45 KB)
updated Sept. 3, 2019
Download PDF (PDF — 8.8 MB)
updated Sept. 3, 2019
Central Sept. 3 Listen to audio (MP3 — 41.3 MB)
Northern Sept. 4 Listen to audio (MP3 — 39.2 MB)
Southern Sept. 10 Listen to audio (MP3 — 39.9 MB)
Southeastern Sept. 11
Northeastern Sept. 12 Listen to audio (MP3 — 52 MB)
Wildlife Board meeting — August 22, 2019
Agenda Materials Minutes Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 26.41 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 3.6 MB) Watch video
  1. 2019–20 cougar recommendations

    By Darren Debloois, Game Mammals Program Coordinator

  2. 2019–20 bobcat & furbearer recommendations

    By Darren Debloois, Game Mammals Program Coordinator

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Minutes Region Date Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 43.03 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 1 MB) Northern July 30 Listen to audio (MP3 — 51.9 MB)
Central July 31 Listen to audio (MP3 — 48.6 MB)
Southern Aug. 6 Listen to audio (MP3 — 40.3 MB)
Southeastern Aug. 7
Northeastern Aug. 8 Listen to audio (MP3 — 40.1 MB)

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