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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 )

Open Fields enrollment now open

Fri Mar 16 09:19:54 MDT 2018

It's time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored "Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters."

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

Watercraft inspection changes planned for Tiber Reservoir

Fri Mar 16 09:12:18 MDT 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will continue to focus on protecting Montana’s waterways, way of life and outdoor economy from the impacts of invasive species. This effort will require changes to how visitors use Tiber Reservoir.

(Headquarters - Aquatic Invasive Species )

FWP Proposes to Renew Beartooth WMA Grazing Lease

Thu Mar 15 14:52:22 MDT 2018

Fish, Wildlife and Parks will propose to renew and expand a grazing lease that includes a portion of the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area, which lies between Great Falls and Helena on the eastside of Holter Lake.

(Region 4 - Fish & Wildlife )

Park County Men Plead Guilty to Bison Poaching

Tue Mar 13 16:21:17 MDT 2018

Three Park County men were sentenced Tuesday in Justice Court for the illegal hunting and wasting of three bull bison in the Gardiner area on February 28.

(Region 3 - Enforcement )


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