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NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING 
Fort Harrison State Park - Garrison Ballroom

6002 North Post Road
Indianapolis, Indiana

September 17, 2019
10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT
)
 

A G E N D A

 

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
II. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
III. REPORT   Deputy Director, Bureau of Lands, Recreation, and Cultural Resources.   (John Davis)
IV. REPORT   Deputy Director, Bureau of Resource Regulation. (Chris Smith)
V. REPORT - Chair, Natural Resources Advisory Council (Patrick Early)

CHAIR, AND VICE CHAIR

  1. Updates on Commission and AOPA Committee

  2. Information: Remaining 2019 meeting date (Fort Harrison State Park–Garrison, Indianapolis):   November 19

 

DNR, EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  1. Consideration and identification of any topic appropriate for referral to the Advisory Council

 

DNR, DIVISION OF NATURE PRESERVES

  1. Consideration of the dedication of the Perfect Lake Nature Preserve in Steuben County  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

 

DNR, DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

  1. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to increase muskellunge size limit at Bass Lake from 36 inches to 44 inches;  Administrative Cause No. 17-097D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to increase Muskie size limit at Loon Lake in Noble and Whitley Counties from 36” to 44”; Administrative Cause No. 17-147D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  3. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to allow spearfishing of panfish or salmon on Lake Michigan;  Administrative Cause No. 18-029D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  4. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to change the spring wild turkey season to start earlier in April;  Administrative Cause No. 17-059D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  5. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to allow the use of 28 gauge and .410 shotguns and shot smaller than number 7 ½ for wild turkey hunting;  Administrative Cause No. 18-058D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  6. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to allow crossbows that use an arrow propelled by compressed air to hunt deer;  Administrative Cause No. 17-003D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  7. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to eliminate the bonus antlerless quota for Franklin County and change all other deer licenses to allow only one antlerless deer to be taken in Franklin County;  Administrative Cause No. 17-150D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  8. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to allow baiting of deer or clarify current rule language regarding the prohibition on the baiting of deer;  Administrative Cause No. 17-142D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  9. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to create an all-season antlered buck license and an all-season antlerless deer license; Administrative Cause No. 17-138D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  10. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to eliminate the requirement that a continuously burning light be seen for at least 500 feet while hunting on private property between sunset and sunrise;  Administrative Cause No. 17-130D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  11. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to allow the use of a vehicle when hunting predators;  Administrative Cause No. 19-019D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  12. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to list ruffed grouse as an endangered species in Indiana;  Administrative Cause No. 19-103D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  13. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to change 312 IAC 9 to amend the native species list in Indiana by including the subspecies name for each snake, expand the native species list of snakes that can be sold under the reptile captive breeder’s license, and allow another method of marking the snakes instead of PIT-tagging;  Administrative Cause No. 17-088D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

 

DNR, DIVISION OF WATER  

  1. Consideration of Hearing Officer report in preparation for Advisory Council summarizing public meetings and making recommendations to the Natural Resources Commission regarding renewal of water contract by The Golf Club at Eagle Pointe, for a Water Sale Contract from Monroe Lake under IC 14-25-2 and 312 IAC 6.3; Administrative Cause No. 19-110V    (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

 

NRC, DIVISION OF HEARINGS

  1. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 9, governing standards for Fish and Wildlife; LSA #19-325(F); Administrative Cause No. 19-081D  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 18, governing standards for Entomology and Plant Pathology; LSA #19-373(F); Administrative Cause No. 19-082E  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  3. Adjournment