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Bighorn Sheep Season Closed In HD 502


By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, hunting district 502, which includes portions of Carbon, Park and Stillwater Counties, closed to all hunting of bighorn sheep, effective one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings )

Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame 2020 inductees announced


HELENA – The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame recently announced its class of inductees for 2020. MOHF was created to honor individuals, both living and deceased, who have made lasting contributions to the restoration and conservation of Montana’s wild animals, places and rivers. The awards also capture the stories of these conservation heroes to enhance public awareness of Montana’s conservation history and inspire others to do their part to keep Montana special.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

Fish and Wildlife Commission to hold public hearing on motorized use on the Boulder River


HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing via a telephonic Zoom platform on Nov. 30, at 2 p.m., to consider a proposed rule closing the Boulder River from its headwaters to its confluence with the Yellowstone River, and all its tributaries, to all motorized watercraft. The Boulder River is in Park and Sweet Grass counties.

(Headquarters - Commission )

Private Land/Public Wildlife Advisory Committee to meet Dec. 1 and 7


The Private Land/Public Wildlife Advisory Committee will meet on Dec. 1 and Dec. 7 using the video conferencing platform Zoom. On Dec. 1 and Dec. 7, the committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. A time for public comment has been set for 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 1:45 p.m. on Dec. 7.

(Headquarters - Councils & Committees News )

Application period open for Land & Water Conservation Fund program grants


HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is now accepting grant applications for the Montana Land & Water Conservation Fund Grant Program’s 2021 application cycle. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis through November 2021. The LWCF Grant Program is federally funded and expected to award over $1.5 million in funding for outdoor recreation projects across Montana in 2021. This grant program is coordinated within FWP by the Parks division.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

Montana State Parks sees record setting visitation in 2020


HELENA – Montana State Parks hosted 3 million visitors from January through September of this year. Compared with the same time period last year, visitation increased by 24.4 percent. Visitation increased at 80 percent of state parks across Montana for the year, with eight parks exceeding 100,000 visitors.

(Headquarters - Recreation News )

Mosby, Flowing Wells CWD sampling locations to reopen


The Mosby and Flowing Wells CWD Sampling Locations in southeastern Montana (FWP Region 7) will be open for weekend hunter traffic. Both stations closed last weekend due to COVID concerns.

(Region 7 - CWD )


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