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Private Land/Public Wildlife (PL/PW) Council

Next PL/PW Council Meetings

Landscape photo of bottom-land, hills, mountain range.
  • Dec. 1 and Dec. 7, 2020
  • Remote meeting via Zoom.

Governor Steve Bullock has appointed a new Private Land/Public Wildlife (PL/PW) Council effective October 30, 2019.

Council Meeting, August 17

Meeting is scheduled to be held remotely via Zoom. Meeting will be streamed live here at 1PM on Monday, August 17.


Meeting Documents:
Public Participation Info
  • Dial: +1 646 558 8656
  • Webinar ID: 993 9639 2044
  • Password: 363550
  • Press *9 to raise your hand

Council Charge

Under 87-1-269 MCA, the Governor is required to appoint a committee of persons interested in issues related to hunters, anglers, landowners, and outfitters, with a focus on evaluating and reporting back to the Governor and legislature regarding existing hunting and fishing access enhancement programs and other issues related to private lands and public wildlife.

Council Process

The PL/PW Council meets periodically during the year at various locations around the state. Council recommendations are developed with public input solicited during the process of developing final recommendations. Annual reports are typically issued in a December February timeframe. Meetings are open to the public, with public participation scheduled for specific times during the meeting. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks provides staff assistance to the Council. Current FWP staff liaison to the PL/PW Council are Ron Jendro, Legislative Liason and Jason Kool, Access Bureau Chief.

Council Meeting Schedule

The next meetings are scheduled to be held remotely December 1 and December 7, 2020 via Zoom. Meetings will be streamed live on this page.

Contact Us

  • Ron Jendro - Legislative Liason

  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • P.O. Box 200701
  • Helena, MT 59620-0701
  • (406) 444-3186
  • Jason Kool - Access Bureau Chief

  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • P.O. Box 200701
  • Helena, MT 59620-0701
  • (406) 444-2505