The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is asking for comments on changes to hunting, trapping, or other wildlife regulations that you would like to see for the 2017–2018 seasons. They are interested in understanding the values and concerns behind your recommended changes to our hunting, trapping, and wildlife laws. This information will help the Department determine the best course of action to address potential regulation changes. Comments will be accepted online until May 10, 2017.
Click here to make comments: https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/regulations/2017-terrestrial-wildlife-regulation-proposals/?utm_source=dgif_homepage&utm_campaign=terrestrial_regs_comment_period&utm_medium=slider
Once the page loads, click on “Provide Your Information to Comment”.
Comments also may be: made in person at the May 24, 2017 meeting of the Board, 9:00 AM at 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400, Henrico, Virginia 23228; postal-mailed to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Attn: Policy Analyst and Regulatory Coordinator, P.O. Box 90778, Henrico, Virginia 23228; or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be in writing and accompanied by the name, address and telephone number of the party offering them. Comments submitted other than at the May 24, 2017 Board meeting must be received no later than May 10, 2017.
After hearing public comment on the proposed amendments at the May 24 Board meeting, the Board anticipates adopting final regulation amendments that will be effective for the 2017–2018 and 2018–2019 hunting and trapping seasons.