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January SD Game Fish and Parks Commission Meeting
January 12 @ 12:00 pm - January 13 @ 12:00 pm
January SD Game Fish and Parks January 2023 Commission Meeting is on January 12- 13th.
SD Game Fish & Parks Commission January Meeting Thursday January 12th – Mountain time: 12 – 4 PM MT or
Central time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. CST; Friday, January 13th 7 am-11 AM MT or 8 a.m.-12 p.m. CST: –
SD Game Fish & Parks Commission January 2023 Meeting (hybrid format: face-to-face or Zoom or teleconference)
Zoom Meeting Link: https://state-sd.zoom.us/j/93912915359?pwd=RDVwK3B2eEk1b2w1dWxzNEhaNzNBUT09 or join via conference call Dial 1 669 900 9128 – Meeting ID: 939 1291 5359 – Passcode: 9502333
Matthews Training Center, Pierre | Livestream link: https://www.sd.net/
More information about the meeting including the agenda & proposals/petitions is or will be posted here : https://gfp.sd.gov/commission/information/
Meeting agenda: https://gfp.sd.gov/UserDocs/nav/January2023_Agenda.pdf
There is no rule finalization hearing this month – just various rule proposals and a resolution.
We ask people to testify orally and oppose another year of funding for the Nest Predator Bounty Program. For talking points & history on this issue visit our web page on this Nest Predator Bounty Program (NPBP):
You can testify in person or remotely by zoom or teleconference on Friday at 2 pm CT (1 pm MT) – an “Open Forum” where you can testify on anything. You normally get 3 minutes/person (you can use less).
Public Input: To conduct the public hearing and/or open forum as efficiently as possible, GFP asks those wishing to testify to register by 1:00 pm CST the day of the meeting by email to Liz.Kierl@state.sd.us. Testifiers should provide their full names, whom they represent, their city of residence, and which proposed topic(s) they will address. (Complying with this request is a courtesy to help them run the meeting. At the end the moderator might ask if anyone non-registered wants to testify.)
Written comments can be submitted at https://gfp.sd.gov/forms/positions/. To be included in the public record, comments must include your complete name and city of residence and meet the submission deadline of seventy–two hours before the meeting (not including the day of the meeting) (Sunday night before midnight CT was 1/8/23) Unless you want to send directly to each Commissioner (no deadline) – https://gfp.sd.gov/commission/members/ Here are there e-mails:
“Stephanie.Rissler@state.sd.us” <Stephanie.Rissler@state.sd.us>, “Jon.Locken@state.sd.us” <Jon.Locken@state.sd.us>, “Russell.Olson@state.sd.us” <Russell.Olson@state.sd.us>, “Travis.Bies@state.sd.us” <Travis.Bies@state.sd.us>, “Robert.Whitmyre@state.sd.us” <Robert.Whitmyre@state.sd.us>, “Juliea.Bartling@state.sd.us” <Juliea.Bartling@state.sd.us>, “firstname.lastname@example.org” <email@example.com>
Julie Anderson has had some petitions up nationally on this issue for several years. – Her CARE2 petition currently has 168,652 signatures and the LADYFREE THINKER petition has 27,849. She will present the petitions on Thursday. This program started 4 years ago – it has been funded repeatedly since the first year..