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Life Jacket Loaner Program For Kids A Life Saver

05/27/2005

Boaters in Montana can borrow life jackets for kids for free through a special loaner program developed by Montana’s Safe Kids Campaign, a project of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of Montana and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Managing Exotic Species Imported Into Montana

05/27/2005

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission recently adopted a classification system regulating import of exotic wild species into Montana. The classification system helps meet requirements of a 2003 Montana law seeking to minimize potential risks to the health of humans and wildlife.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Special Licenses And Permit Applications Deadline

05/27/2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials remind hunters that June 1, the deadline to submit applications for deer B, elk A-9, and antelope licenses and special deer or elk permits, is only days away.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

If You Find Young Deer And Elk, Leave Them Alone

05/27/2005

People with good intentions are tempted each spring to remove newborn deer and elk from the wild.   This year, as part of Montana's effort to control the risk of spreading chronic wasting disease (CWD), taking a deer fawn or elk calf from the wild could prove to be fatal for the animal.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Private Land/Public Wildlife Council Nominations Sought

05/27/2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking nominations for appointment to the Private Land/Public Wildlife Council. The council, appointed by Governor Brian Schweitzer, is made up of citizens representing the interests of hunters, anglers, landowners, and outfitters.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

FWP Seeking Applicants For $250,000 In Shooting Range Grants

05/27/2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has $250,000 in shooting range grant funds which will be awarded beginning July 1 on a first come, first served basis. FWP will accept applications from local governments, school districts, private shooting clubs and nonprofit organizations.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Access Council Meets June 8 In Helena

05/27/2005

The Private Land/Public Wildlife (PL/PW) Council will meet June 8 in Helena to review legislative and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks actions related to hunting and fishing access programs and to discuss issues.

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Outdoor Crimes Are A Year-Round Concern

05/27/2005

Crimes involving the state’s fish, wildlife and State Parks resources occur year round. "Whether it's hunting, fishing, or year-round recreation, TIP-MONT is the place to report outdoor violations," said Debbie Lewis, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks TIP-MONT coordinator. Montana’s popular TIP-MONT Program and hotline (1-800-847-6668) enlists outdoorsmen and -women in reporting crimes they observe, including those on U.S.

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Montana State Parks Poster Contest Winners Announced

05/27/2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Governor Brian Schweitzer announced the winners of the 16th annual Montana State Parks Poster Contest and recognized the winning students during a brief ceremony May 20 in the State Capitol building. "These young Montanans have artistic talent and equally important to me, a deep sense of the natural resources and beauty that make Montana the special place that it is," said Gov. Schweitzer.

(Headquarters - State Parks)

Comments Sought on Tentative Harvest Quotas

05/26/2005

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission recently set tentative harvest quotas for the 2005-hunting season. The commission will accept comments through June 13, 2005. Comments may be submitted electonically or mailed in. Final quotas for deer, elk and upland game birds will be set at the July 7th Commission meeting and final antelope quotas will be set at the August 4th meeting.

(Region 7 - Hunting)

 

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