Montana is considering new rules to help contain, detect and prevent the risk of spreading invasive mussels. This is serious stuff – mussel larvae were detected in Tiber reservoir last fall and a “suspect” detection was made at Canyon Ferry.
Montana's spring male turkey hunting season begins April 8 this year. The deadline to apply for a Montana spring turkey permit in some Montana counties is March 2.
Applicants will find the spring turkey permit areas in FWP Regions 2, 3, and 4 listed on the application. Hunters must have a 2017 conservation and base hunting license to be eligible to apply There is a $5 application fee.
As this department’s 24th director over its 116-year history, I’d like to thank Jeff Hagener for his commitment to Montana’s fish, wildlife, parks, and recreational resources and for handing the baton to me to build from his legacy. With that in mind, I want to let Montanans know a bit about me and where I envision FWP going during the next four years.
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