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FWP Releases Latest Elk Brucellosis Test Results

Wed Mar 21 10:43:29 MDT 2018

Results of brucellosis surveillance from 2018 elk capture operations in the Tendoy Mountains and eastern side of the Madison Valley are being evaluated by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Department of Livestock.

(Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife )

Spring livestock carcass disposal begins

Tue Mar 20 11:08:58 MDT 2018

In the continuing effort to reduce conflicts between grizzly bears and livestock producers on the Rocky Mountain Front, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is partnering with the Montana Stockgrowers Association, the National and Montana Wildlife Federations, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to implement a carcass collection and removal program. These partners have contributed local outreach efforts and logistics coordination, operating funds, and a truck with fuel to pick up carcasses from participating landowners.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

Recent Purchase Secures More Public Access in HD 340

Mon Mar 19 14:40:36 MDT 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks recently purchased a permanent road easement across private land in the Timber Gulch area of McCartney Mountain, three miles east of Glen.

(Region 3 - Hunting )

FWP & Inspired Classrooms Bring Sage Grouse into MT School Classrooms

Mon Mar 19 12:19:42 MDT 2018

Montana WILD ( is Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks premier fish and wildlife conservation education center based in Helena. The Montana WILD Education center wants people to connect themselves to the natural resources in Montana, and recognize that the people of Montana are instrumental in providing the stewardship necessary to manage for healthy an abundant fish and wildlife populations, and improving and protecting habitat. Each year, Montana WILD staff and volunteers teach about Montana fish and wildlife to more than 5,000 students from 100 schools from across the state, and hundreds more adults and families through community programs.

(Headquarters - Education )

Spring Aboard: Boaters urged to get educated before boating season

Fri Mar 16 15:49:10 MDT 2018

The temperature may be cool outside, but boating safety advocates urge boaters to enroll in a boating education course. Spring Aboard – Take A Boating Education Course campaign encourages boaters to get educated prior to the kick-off of the boating season. Many education providers offer discounts or other incentives for students during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to enroll in a boating education course.

(Headquarters - Recreation News )

Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Lottery Tag Applications Due March 29

Fri Mar 16 15:25:28 MDT 2018

Paddlefish anglers planning to harvest a fish in the Upper Missouri River (From Fort Peck Dam to Fort Benton) will need to apply for an Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Tag. Applications for this drawing can be made by mail, online at, or by stopping by any regional or area FWP offices. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

(Region 6 - Fishing )

Montana WILD Hosts Free Wild Film Thursday

Fri Mar 16 10:14:23 MDT 2018

The second in the series of free films of the Montana WILD film festival will show next Thurs-day, March 22. The first film will start at 7 p.m. and explores the wild in you, by exploring wild-life, places, culture, and waterways through captivating short films.

(Headquarters - Education )


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