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Commission Agenda Item No. 6
Presenter:  Scott Boruff

Devils River Working Group
January 26, 2012

I.       Executive Summary:  Staff will brief the Commission on the Devils River Working Group (DRWG) recommendations to TPWD.

II.      Discussion:  The DRWG consists of landowners, paddlers, state park staff, law enforcement personnel and other interested stakeholders.  The group was established in January 2011 and charged by former Chairman Peter Holt to assist the agency in identifying issues, options and potential solutions that support sustainable and responsible long-term conservation and use of the Devils River.  The committee was also charged to provide practical options and preferred recommendations in a written report to TPWD leadership in January 2012.