Public Comments for Wildlife, Hunting and Boating Proposed Regulation Amendments

Public Comment Period is Now Open for 2023 Wildlife, Hunting, and Boating Proposed Regulation Amendments

Following a public scoping period where ideas on changes to wildlife regulations were reviewed, the Virginia Board of Wildlife Resources proposed amendments to Virginia’s regulations governing wildlife and boating. A public comment period is currently ongoing through May 10, 2023. You can read the proposed changes and provide feedback here.

Public comment will also be taken both virtually and in-person during the May 25 meeting of the Board of Wildlife Resources. Meeting details, including an agenda and registration link, will be posted here when available. The board anticipates adopting final regulation amendments that will be effective on August 1, 2023.

Virginia Farm Bureau members can contact Stefanie Taillon at or 804-363-9505 with questions or concerns.

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