The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will met Friday, Oct. 10, in Roseburg to consider changes to predator trap check rules and the 2004 big game hunting regulations.

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is the policy-making body for fish and wildlife issues in the state. The seven-member panel meets monthly. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. in the council chambers in Roseburg City Hall, 900 S.E. Douglas Street.

In conjunction with the meeting, the Commission will host an informal reception Thursday, Oct. 9, in the large conference room at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife office in Roseburg, 4192 N. Umpqua Highway.

The following items are on the agenda:

•Informational briefing on recent regional activities;

•Rulemaking on predator trap check requirements;

•Informational briefing on commercial crab season dates;

•Rulemaking on 2004 Big Game Hunting Regulations; and

•Rulemaking to allow deer and elk tags to be raffled to raise revenue for the Access and Habitat Program.

Public testimony will be taken on each agenda item. Sign-up sheets will be provided at the meeting. Agenda item exhibits may be requested by calling the ODFW Director's Office at (503) 947-6044.

Persons seeking to testify for up to five minutes on other issues not on the formal agenda may do so by making arrangements at least 24 hours in advance. "Unscheduled testimony" must be arranged by calling Mike Lueck, ODFW Director's Office, at (503) 947-6044. Unscheduled testimony occurs around 1 p.m. and is limited to about six speakers.

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