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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2023) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has scheduled a meeting at 8:30 a.m. (EST) on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.
The meeting will take place at the Administration Building on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources campus in Frankfort, and it is open to the public.
The meeting will be livestreamed and archived on the department’s YouTube channel at
youtube.com/FishandWildlifeKY. A link to the livestream will be posted on the department’s homepage at
fw.ky.gov before the start of the meeting.
Among the action items on the agenda the commission will consider are recommendations to amend elk hunting seasons and permits (301 KAR 2:132) for the 2024 season, and to modify regulations for commercial trotlines (301 KAR 1:146) and to modify water bodies open to commercial fishing (301 KAR 1:150).
The commission also plans to consider adding a new regulation requiring wildlife disease reporting to address wildlife disease concerns that impact conservation of wildlife populations, adding provisions for special hunting regulations on designated wildlife management areas, creating new special agency fundraising permits, and electing new commission officers.
The full meeting agenda can be found at
fw.ky.gov. On the homepage, click on the “Commission Meetings/Agendas and Recaps” link.
Public comments for the meeting will be handled as follows:
The commission is a
nine-member board, comprised of volunteers who serve four-year terms. It recommends hunting, fishing and boating regulations to conserve fish and wildlife and support related outdoor recreation opportunities in the commonwealth.
The next quarterly meeting date following the December meeting is to be determined.
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife's main campus is located at
1 Sportsman's Lane (formerly 1 Game Farm Road) in Frankfort, and its Administration Building is a large, two-story brick building about ½ mile north of the campus entrance. The entrance is located off U.S. 60, approximately 1½ miles west of U.S. 127.
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