Montana's Comprehensive Strategy team created a Five-year Action Plan ( 331 KB). The plan seeks to accomplish work in seven community types that harbor 16 species and five animal groups with inventory needs.
To carry out the plan, FWP will devote its State Wildlife Grant resources to:
Here is a look at the Action Plan's priorities "At A Glance".
Conserving Community Types is a high-leverage strategy to address the conservation concerns of whole ecological communities or species groupings.
Species needs will be specifically addressed through focus areas, community types, and individually.
A thorough understanding of Montana's fish and wildlife populations depends on accurate scientific information.
State Wildlife Grants is the nation’s core program for keeping common species common and preventing rare species from becoming endangered. About $7.5 million has been delivered to Montana since 2000.