Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife


This board provides recommendations to the State Board of Wildlife Commissioners for setting seasons on fishing, hunting, and trapping, and other wildlife matters in Douglas County.

2019 Annual Report


Meetings are usually held the Tuesday before the State Board of Wildlife Commissioners' meetings. The 2020 meeting schedule for January throughDecember is as follows:

  • January - set/revise big game seasons and regulations
  • March - set/revise waterfowl season and limits and legislative items
  • May - big game status report and quota setting
  • June - set/revise upland game and furbearer seasons and limits
  • August
  • September - set/revise biennial fishing regulations
  • November - policy, regulations and program reports

All meetings begin at 5:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

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This is a 5-member board with a 3-year term

  • Robert Cook, Vice Chairman (terms expires 12/2020)
    P.O. Box 1176
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    Phone: 775-588-2361
  • Craig S. Burnside, Chairman (term expires 12/2021)
    1388 Saratoga St.
    Minden, NV 89423
    Phone: 775-267-4242
  • Robert Rittenhouse (term expires 12/2020)
    1048 Frieda Lane
    Minden, NV 89423
    Phone: 775-782-1201
  • Michael R. Turnipseed (term expires 12/2021)
    P.O. Box 553
    Genoa, NV 89411
    Phone: 775-885-2101
  • JT Chevallier (term expires 12/2021)
    241 Sierra Shadows Lane
    Gardnerville, NV 89460

County Contact: Lorraine Kabat, Recording Secretary 775-782-0029

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