Sunday, October 13, 2013

Conservation Action October 2013

The Conservation Commission met Oct. 3 and 4 in Kirksville. Commissioners present were:

Don C. Bedell, Sikeston, Chair
James T. Blair, IV, St. Louis, Vice Chair/Secretary
Don R. Johnson, Festus, Member
Tim Dollar, Blue Springs, Member


ADMINISTRATION
The Commission:
  • Received presentations from:
Ø  Resource Scientist Jason Isabelle about research into wild-turkey harvest management
Ø  Permit Services Supervisor Greg Jones about permit sales trends
Ø  Private Land Services Northeast Regional Supervisor George Shurvington about small-game management
Ø  Fisheries Northeast Regional Supervisor Brian Todd about small-lake management in northeast Missouri
Ø  Eric Kurzieski, Columbia, regarding spring turkey hunting regulations
Ø  Colin Sorhus, Green Castle, about Union Ridge Conservation Area (CA)
  • Approved the purchase of 40 acres in Shannon County as an addition to Rocky Creek Conservation Area
  • Approved the purchase of 199 acres in Christian County as an addition to Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area
  • Approved the purchase of 422 acres in Morgan and Benton counties as an addition to Big Buffalo Creek CA
  • Approved the sale of the 3-acre Washington Towersite in Washington County
  • Approved the sale of the 4.64-acre Sullivan office site in Franklin County
  • Approved the sale of the 3-acre Crusader’s Access in Grundy County
  • Approved the designations of a new natural area in Vernon County as Praiurie View Natural Area (NA) and an addition to Dark Hollow NA in Sullivan County.
  • Suspended hunting, fishing, and/or trapping privileges of 38 Missouri residents and two nonresidents for Wildlife Code violations. Those whose privileges were suspended are:
Dennis Baklashev, Lake Ozark, fishing, 5 years
Trevor Barnes, Braymer, hunting, 9 years
Clayton J. Beall, Clarence, hunting, until 7-12-2015
Michael L. Bennett, Bunker, hunting, 3 years
John Burlingame, Kahoka, hunting and fishing, until 7-25-15
Dorel Chobanu, Sedalia, hunting and fishing, 3 years
Constantin Ciobanu, Hughesville, fishing, 9 years
Fred Clark, Macon, hunting, until 9-10-15
Clint E. Clayton, Raytown, all sport privileges, 2 years
Jeffrey D. Copas, Sedalia, all sport privileges, 1 year
Seth Cunningham, Green City, hunting, 1 year
Darrell L. Eckhoff, Potosi, hunting, 3 years
Gary B. Garman, Monett, all sport privileges, 1 year
Justin G. Head, Chillicothe, hunting and trapping, 4 years
Michael E. Hefner, Springfield, all sport privileges, 1 year
Harland Igou, Independence, all sport privileges, 4 years
Ryan S. Jacobs, Brunswick, all sport privileges, 1 year
Jeremy D. Kendzora, St. Joseph, all sport privileges, 1 year
Jordan L. Kinder, West Plains, hunting and fishing, 1 year
Alexander Kozlov, Nixa, fishing, 6 years
Radu Kukosh, Sedalia, fishing, 3 years
Joshua Luechtefeld, Leslie, hunting, 1 year
Yuriy Matsyokha, Green Ridge, fishing, 17 years
Layton E. Metcalf, Cape Fair, hunting, 1 year
Kendall W. Monroe, Cherryville, hunting, 1 year
James R. Moore, Jr., Calhoun, hunting, 1 year
Tien D. Nguyen, Jefferson City, fishing, 1 year
Derek M. O’Brien, Hannibal, hunting, 1 year
Alexsandr Postevka, Springfield, hunting and fishing, 2 years
Corey J. Pudivitr, Doniphan, hunting, 3 years
Peter Rukosunev, Henderson, Colo., fishing, 1 year
Lindell W. Sanders, Winona, hunting, 3 years
Colby S. Shelkop, St. Joseph, hunting, 1 year
Michael J. Shepherd, Center, fishing, 1 year
Jere D. Smith, Warsaw, fishing, 1 year
Heath A. Swindle-Reich, Springfield, hunting, 3 year
Josh Teel, Bucklin, hunting, 4 years
Vasiliy Tsipan, Sedalia, fishing, 1 year
Troy W. Watkins, Troy, all sport privileges, 1 year
Vitaliy Zubkov, Woodborn, Ore., fishing, 3 years
  • Approved the suspension or revocation of all hunting and fishing privileges of 270 people who are not in compliance with applicable child-support laws. Privileges suspended for noncompliance are reinstated once the Division of Child Support Enforcement notifies MDC that suspendees have come into compliance with the required laws.
  • Suspended privileges of 165 people under the provisions of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.
·        Imposed a hunting privilege suspension of three years for one Missouri resident who injured another person in a hunting incident. The hunters must complete a hunter-education training course before restoration of privileges.
·        Reinstated the hunting privileges of Scott W. Sales, Trimble.
·        Set its next regular meeting for Dec. 12 and 13 in St. Louis.

This document is provided for public information only and is not an official record of the Missouri Department of Conservation or Missouri Conservation Commission.