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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to Hold Public Meetings on Big Game Regulations

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

This May, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) will hold several public meetings throughout the state to discuss big game hunting regulations.  The purpose of these meetings is to “provide information about big game herd health and numbers, propose the number of controlled big game hunting tags to issue this fall and review concepts for any 2012 big game regulation changes.”

It is important that our members make their voices heard and participate in this process.  Meeting information is provided below.  If you wish to submit written comments you can mail them to ODFW Wildlife Division, 3406 Cherry Avenue NE, Salem, OR 97303 or send via e-mail to

Also, if you wish to testify in person regarding these regulations and other wildlife issues, you can do so at the regular commission meetings; the meeting schedule can be found here.  Guidelines for testifying can be found here.  

2011 Big Game Public Meeting Schedule:

May 3: Lakeview, Eagle’s Lodge – 27 South “E” Street, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

May 4: Baker City, ODFW Baker City District Office, 2995 Hughes Lane, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

May 4: Roseburg, ODFW Roseburg Regional Office Conference Room, 4192 N Umpqua Hwy, 6:00 p.m.

May 4: John Day, Grant County Health Dept. Johnny Titus, Room 528 E Main Street, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

May 4: Heppner, ODFW Heppner District Office, 54173 Highway 74, 6:00 p.m.

May 5: Condon, USDA Conference Room, 333 S. Main Street, 6:00 p.m.

May 5: Ontario, Malheur County Extension Office, 710 SW 5th Street, 6:00 p.m. MDT

May 5: Springfield, Oregon Dept. of Forestry, 3150 East Main Street, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 6: Enterprise, ODFW Enterprise District Office, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

May 10: Klamath Falls, OSU Extension Service, 3328 Vandenberg Road, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

May 10: Charleston, North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Avenue, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

May 11: La Grande, ODFW NE Region Office, 107 20th Street, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

May 11: Burns, Glory Days Pizza, 960 Oregon Avenue, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 11: Salem, ODFW Headquarters Office, 3406 Cherry Avenue NE, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 11: Seaside, Seaside Convention CenterSeamist Room 415 First Avenue, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

May 11: Redmond, Redmond High School Room 37, 675 SW Rimrock Drive Redmond, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 11: Pendleton, Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

May 11: Newport, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Bldg. 904 Rooms 30 – 32, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

May 12: The Dalles, The Dalles Screen Shop, 3561 Klindt Drive, 6:00 p.m.

May 12: Clackamas, ODFW NW Region Office. Bldg. 16, 17330 SE Evelyn Street, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 12: Medford, The Eagles Lodge, 1170 Table Rock Road, 7:00 p.m.



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