In celebration of National Public Lands Day and National Hunting & Fishing Day, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and several partner organizations will provide a free youth Outdoor Festival at Montana WILD and Spring Meadow Lake State Park. (Headquarters - Education - 09/12/2014)
A game skinning seminar will be held at FWP Headquarters on Saturday September 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the back parking lot. The seminar will cover techniques to cape big game animals and skin game birds. Also included will be care of downed animals and practical tips on preparing animals for the taxidermist.
To register for this free seminar, call 250-4681.
(Region 1 - Education - 09/11/2014)
Cities and towns across the nation face urban wildlife issues. Deer management is one widespread issue that is difficult and contentious to manage in most locations. The city of Glendive took a proactive approach to deer management, adopting a Deer Management Action Plan, approved by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in 2011. Glendive’s plan utilizes hunting with archery equipment as the primary control tool. (Region 7 - Hunting - 09/04/2014)
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will present a duck-identification workshop, tailored to waterfowl hunters, Thursday Sept. 18 in Billings. The free class will begin at 7 p.m. at FWP’s Region 5 headquarters, 2300 Lake Elmo Dr. in Billings Heights.
(Region 5 - Education - 09/03/2014)
MILES CITY--Deer population surveys across southeastern Montana indicate that deer are rebounding following several years of heavy weather and disease-related losses, according to John Ensign, FWP Region 7 Wildlife Manager. (Region 7 - Hunting - 09/03/2014)
Class for the Ronan Fall Hunter Education course will start Wednesday, September 17th at 6:30 pm, at the Ronan Assembly of God Church. Interested students are required to register online now at fwp.mt.gov. A parent or guardian must accompany students under 18 to the first class.
Pickup manuals with instructions at Ronan Sports and Western or Westland Seed Starting on Wednesday the 10th through the 13th. (Region 1 - Education - 08/29/2014)