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Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting

September 17, 2020 from 7:00 8:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

In accordance with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20, he September 17, 2020 Fish & Wildlife Commission Meeting will be held via Zoom.

Members of the public may not attend this meeting in person.

Zoom webinar
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Public Comment Prior to the Meeting: Public comment may be submitted via recorded voice message or email.  

Voice Recorded Public Comment: To submit public comment via recorded message, please call <a>(707) 565-2029 by 5:00 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2020. State your name and the item number(s) on which you wish to speak. The recordings will be limited to three minutes. These comments may be played at the appropriate time during the hearing. 

Email Public Comment: To submit an emailed public comment to the Fish & Wildlife Commission, email Please provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to all Commissioners. 

Public Comment During the Hearing:

Public Comment Using ZOOM: Members of the public who join the Zoom meeting will be able to provide live public comment at specific points throughout the meeting. 

Email Public Comment: One may also email public comment to throughout the meeting. All emailed public comments will be forwarded to all Commissioners. 

Disabled Accommodation: If you have a disability which requires an accommodation or an alternative format to assist you in observing and commenting on this meeting, please contact Michelle Johnson at <a>(707) 565-2970 or by email by 12:00 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to ensure arrangements for accommodation.


The rules for public observation and comment supersede and replace the standard provisions for the duration of the public health emergency.
  1. Call to Order
    1. Roll Call
  2. Adoption of Minutes
    1.  July 2020 Minutes
  3. Correspondence
    1. Fish and Game Commission Notices
  4. Financial Reports
    1. July 2020 and August 2020 Financial Reports for General Fund
  5. Old Business
    1. Funding for Schoolyard Habitat Program.  The Schoolyard Habitat Program provides opportunity for students to experience and learn about natural resources.  Funding limited to native plants, path materials, tools needed for ongoing project maintenance, and curriculum.  Funding will not be used for staff time, signage, or curriculum.  $5,000.00.  The School Garden Network, Laurel Anderson.  Second Reading.
    2. Funding for Sonoma County Urban Wildlife Conflicts.  International Bird Rescue is seeking funding to address know Urban Wildlife Conflicts (negative human-wildlife interactions) throughout Sonoma County by rescuing 300+ native aquatic birds, including animals rescued from the 9th Street Rookery in Santa Rosa.  $10,000.00.  International Bird Rescue, Phil Kohlmetz.  Second Reading.
  6. New Business
    1. Funding for Natural Protein Food for Raptors In-Care.  The Bird Rescue Center has become a resource for sister organizations in surrounding counties for raptor care.  Funding will help feed raptor patients by providing essential nutrition with their primary food source, rodents.  Funding will ensure meeting the raptors’ dietary requirements through year-end.  $10,000.00.  The Bird Rescue Center, Ashton Kluttz.  First Reading.
  7. Reports/Comments
    1. Public
    2. Board
  8. Adjourn

Disabled Accommodation: If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please email Fish and Wildlife Commission or call (707) 565-2371 as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.

Contact Information

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Main Office
133 Aviation Boulevard
Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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