[ODFW-News] ODFW to fill positions on Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board
Odfw.News at state.or.us
Tue Oct 11 17:00:56 PDT 2005
For Immediate Release Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005
ODFW to fill positions on Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board
Salem - Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials today announced
applications are being accepted for one sport fishing representative and
one public at-large representative to the Fish Restoration and
The application deadline is Oct. 31.
Created by the Oregon Legislature in 1989, the Fish Restoration and
Enhancement Program is funded by a surcharge on sport and commercial
fishing licenses and commercial poundage fees. The program's
seven-member citizen board reviews fish restoration and enhancement
project proposals and makes funding recommendations to the Oregon Fish
and Wildlife Commission.
Board members are appointed by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission
to four-year terms. They meet three or four times each year in various
communities throughout the state to review project funding applications,
hear public testimony and conduct other program business. Board members
are volunteers; however, board-related business expenses are reimbursed.
To request an application and instructions for applying, or for more
information on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program, visit
www.dfw,state.or.us/fish/RE or contact acting program coordinator Laura
Tesler at (503) 947-6259.
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