News Release: May 22, 2020
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission is reminding hunters and anglers that the deadline to submit comments on proposed regulations is Friday, May 22 at 5 p.m.
The commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting in a virtual format on May 31 at 1 p.m. Those who wish to submit comments must do so by email or mail before the 5 p.m. deadline on May 22. Comments should closely follow these guidelines:
- All comments must include the name of the person submitting the comment, the city and state where they reside and any organization the individual is representing.
- Typed comments are the preferred method of comment submission.
- Typed comments may not exceed one standard 8.5-inch by 11-inch page in length.
- All typed comments should be in 12 point Times New Roman font with page margins no smaller than one inch on all sides.
- Handwritten comments are acceptable but must be legible and limited to no more than one side of a standard 8.5-inch by 11-inch piece of paper.
Comments must be submitted by email to WVNRCommission@wv.gov or sent by mail to the following address:
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
C/O Director Stephen McDaniel
324 4th Avenue
South Charleston, WV 25303
How to Attend
Members of the public can watch the meeting live on May 31 at 1 p.m. by tuning in on WVDNR’s Facebook page or on the West Virginia Department of Commerce’s YouTube channel. A call-in number is also available for those who wish to access the meeting by phone. Please note, those who call-in will not be able to see presentations throughout the meeting. To access the meeting by phone, members of the public can call 1-681-245-6817 and use this Conference ID: 401 058 44#
- Review, Correct and Approve the Minutes of the February 23, 2020 Meeting
- Presentation – Southwick License Structure Survey Results, Southwick Associates
- Summary of the 2020 Sectional Meetings – Sportsmen and Landowners Questionnaire
- Approve 2020-2021 Big Game Hunting Regulations
- Review Proposed 2021-2022 Hunting and Trapping Regulations
- Review and Approve 2020 State Park Deer Hunts
- Consideration of Reducing the Annual Bag Limit from Three (3) to Two (2) Antlered Bucks Per Hunter Per Year
- Review Proposed 2021 Fishing Regulations
- Proposed 2021 Reptile and Amphibian Regulations
- Public Comments
- Director McDaniel’s Comments
- Next Meeting Date and Location