Hunting Regulations

2014 - 2015 Hunting Season Dates

 This is a one-page PDF (Adobe Reader required) of the current statewide hunting season dates and bag limits.


Proposed Regulations

Public participation is an important component of the regulatory process.  Public notices of proposed rules under consideration by the Board of Natural Resources will be posted in this section. Please click the section title above to access PDF documents of any public notices currently available and under consideration.


Public Meetings & Hearings

Scheduled public meetings and scheduled public hearings are posted here when scheduled.

Public participation is an important component of the regulatory process. Public meetings are forums designed to accept public input for consideration into the development of hunting regulation, or other related rule proposals, and other management actions.  Public hearings are forums designed to accept public comment on proposed regulations under consideration by the Board of Natural Resources.

Individuals unable to attend such opportunities may submit input or comment through other means - see the link "Submitting Comments Regarding Hunting Regulations."


Hunting Regulations Process

The Wildlife Resources Division proposes hunting regulations on a 2-year cycle to the Board of Natural Resources.  This article provides a brief time line regarding this regulatory process.




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