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.

2020 Annual Report


Meetings are usually held the Tuesday before the State Board of Wildlife Commissioners' meetings. The 2021 meeting schedule for January through December 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 12/2023)
    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
  • Michael Porter (term expires 12/2023)
    1326 Cora Way
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    Phone: 775-782-8098
  • 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
    Phone: 775-782-8696

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

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