WDFW: State seeks applicants for two wildlife advisory councils

jeff.mayor@thenewstribune.comJune 30, 2013 

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking nominees to citizen advisory groups that advise the department on wildlife management issues affecting game and nongame species.

Director Phil Anderson will appoint 25 members to its Game Management Advisory Council that advises the department on issues such as hunter access, resource allocation and research projects.

He also will appoint 17 members to the Wildlife Diversity Advisory Council that makes management recommendations on nongame species ranging from frogs to killer whales.

Members of both advisory groups will be appointed to three-year terms beginning July 1. The agency will consider all nominations received by July 15 at 5 p.m.

Nominations must be submitted in writing and include the following information: name of the advisory group; nominee’s name, address, telephone number and email address; relevant experience and reasons for wanting to serve as a member of the advisory group; nominee’s effectiveness in communication and name and contact information for any individual or organization submitting a nomination.

GMAC:Dave Ware, game division manager, at David.Ware@dfw.wa.gov or Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091. For more information, contact Ware at 360-902-2509.

WDAC: Send nomination to Eric Gardner, wildlife diversity division manager, at Eric.Gardner@dfw. wa.gov or Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501-1091. For more information, contact Gardner at 360-902-2509.

Compiled by Jeffrey P. Mayor, jeff.mayor@thenewstribune.com

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