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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 2022. (PDF)

Previous RAC and Board Meetings

May/June

Wildlife Board meeting — June 2, 2022, 9 a.m.
RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 168.8 KB)
updated May 24, 2022
Download PDF (PDF — 7.7 MB)
updated May 24, 2022
Central May 10, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 11.31 KB) Watch video
Northern May 11, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 8.88 KB) Watch video
Southern May 17, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 36.63 KB) Watch video
Southeastern May 18, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 33.94 KB) Watch video
Northeastern May 19, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 89.23 KB) Watch video

April

Wildlife Board meeting — April 28, 2022, 9 a.m.
Agenda Materials Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 149.26 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 1.6 MB) Download PDF (PDF — 77 KB) Watch video
RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 148.5 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 3.2 MB)
updated March 23, 2022
Central April 5, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 82.33 KB) Watch video
Northern April 6, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 53.84 KB) Watch video
Southern April 12, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 93.46 KB) Watch video
Southeastern April 13, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 31.04 KB) Watch video
Northeastern April 14, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 36.7 KB) Watch video
  1. Buck deer permit recommendations for 2022

    Covy Jones
    Big Game Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  2. 2022 bull elk and buck pronghorn recommendations

    Covy Jones
    Big Game Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  3. 2022 once-in-a-lifetime permit recommendations

    Riley Peck
    Once-in-a-Lifetime Species Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  4. 2022 antlerless permit recommendations

    Covy Jones
    Big Game Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  5. 2022 CWMU antlerless permit recommendations

    Chad Wilson
    Private Lands Public Wildlife Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

March

Wildlife Board work session — March 31, 2022, 9 a.m.
Agenda Materials Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 97.95 KB) Watch video
Wildlife Board meeting — March 10, 2022, 9 a.m.
Agenda Materials Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 203.32 KB) Watch video

Members of the public who wish to comment on the proposals must attend the Wildlife Board meeting in person and submit a comment card. There will be no online comments accepted prior to or during the meeting.

Wildlife Board meeting — Jan. 4, 2022, 9 a.m.
RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 148.87 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 899.01 KB) Central Nov. 30, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 54.85 KB) Watch video
Northern Dec. 1, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 38.88 KB) Watch video
Southern Dec. 7, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 48.83 KB) Watch video
Southeastern Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 30.57 KB) Watch video
Northeastern Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 28.49 KB) Watch video
  1. Emerging technologies (informational only)

    Wyatt Bubak
    Law Enforcement Section Chief
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  2. Recommended changes to Utah's big game rule

    Covy Jones
    Big Game Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  3. 2022–23 Utah furbearer recommendations

    Darren DeBloois
    Game Mammals Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  4. 2022–23 cougar recommendations

    Darren DeBloois
    Game Mammals Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  5. 2022 black bear recommendations

    Darren DeBloois
    Game Mammals Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Wildlife Board meeting — Dec. 2, 2021, 9 a.m.
RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 150.23 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 1.6 MB) Central Nov. 9, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 112.88 KB) Watch video
Northern Nov. 10, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 99.67 KB) Watch video
Southern Nov. 16, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 143.34 KB) Watch video
Southeastern Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 80.03 KB) Watch video
Northeastern Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 135.74 KB) Watch video
  1. Proposed waterfowl hunting changes 2022–24

    Blair Stringham
    Migratory Game Bird Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  2. 2022 big game application timeline

    Lindy Varney
    Wildlife Licensing Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  3. 2022 proposed changes to the big game hunt drawing

    Riley Peck
    Once-in-a-Lifetime Species Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  4. Recommended 2022 big game season dates

    Covy Jones
    Big Game Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  5. 2022 CWMU and LOA recommendations

    Chad Wilson
    Private Lands Public Wildlife Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Wildlife Board meeting — Sept. 30, 2021, 9 a.m.

In the Utah Wildlife Board meeting on Aug. 26, 2021, the board voted to postpone receiving public comments on the trail camera recommendations until further surveys could be conducted on the issue. The recommendations regarding trail cameras, the use of night-vision devices and various other big game proposals that were made public for feedback on Aug. 23 will be presented to the public in a future meeting.

RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 151.91 KB) Download PDF (PDF — 391.29 KB) Central Aug. 31, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 31.95 KB) Watch video
Northern Sept. 1, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 37.37 KB) Watch video
Southern Sept. 7, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 28.67 KB) Watch video
Southeastern Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 26.63 KB) Watch video
Northeastern Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 27.5 KB) Watch video
  1. 2022 Once-in-a-lifetime hunt recommendations

    Riley Peck
    Once-in-a-Lifetime Species Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  2. Proposed changes to the 2022 Utah fishing guidebook

    Chris Penne
    Northern Region Aquatics Manager
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  3. Roundtail chub: A new sportfish opportunity in Utah

    Craig Walker
    Aquatics Section Assistant Chief
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Wildlife Board meeting — Aug. 26, 2021, 9 a.m.
RAC meetings
Agenda Materials Region Date & time Feedback Recording
Download PDF (PDF — 152 KB)
updated July 14, 2021
Download PDF (PDF — 4.8 MB) Central July 27, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 11.36 KB) Watch video
Northern July 28, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 11.57 KB) Watch video
Southern Aug. 3, 6 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 15.45 KB) Watch video
Southeastern Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 10.72 KB) Watch video
Northeastern Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m. Download PDF (PDF — 11.14 KB) Watch video
  1. 2021–22 furbearer recommendations

    Darren DeBloois
    Game Mammals Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  2. 2021–22 cougar recommendations

    Darren DeBloois
    Game Mammals Program Coordinator
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

  3. 2021 Strawberry River WMA Habitat Management Plan

    Tory Mathis
    Habitat Biologist
    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Past RAC and Board meetings

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