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Fire Danger Closes Portions Of National Forest Land To Hunters And Other Users

Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2006

Archery and upland bird hunters heading out for the opener this weekend need to be aware of closures on public lands in the Custer National Forest and Gallatin National Forest areas due to the Derby fire and the need to reduce the risk of more wildfires.

(Region 5 - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Fishing Roundup August 31, 2006

Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2006

The last official weekend of summer is here, but the fishing action is far from over.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Placid Lake State Park to Close Sept. 5 for Improvement Projects

Tue Aug 29 00:00:00 MDT 2006

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials will close Placid Lake State Park to the public beginning Sept. 5, 2006 for site improvement projects. The park, located three miles off Hwy. 83 south of Seeley Lake, will remain closed until October 27, 2006.

(Region 2 - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Hunter Ed Class Scheduled for Miles City

Tue Aug 29 00:00:00 MDT 2006

A fall hunter education class has been sheduled for Miles City. The 3-day class has been scheduled for September 12th, 23rd, and 24th and is offered free of charge to the public. Any hunters who are 12 years of age or older or who will turn 12 during the hunting season are required to complete a hunter education class before purchasing any hunting licenses. The class is required for adults that have turned 18 years of age after January 1, 1985, who have not completed a prior Hunter Education.

(Region 7 - Education)

Hunters Cautioned of Extreme Fire Danger in Region 7

Tue Aug 29 00:00:00 MDT 2006

The fall upland game bird and dove hunting seasons are set to open on September 1. The fire danger is extreme so hunters need to take precautions against starting a prairie fire. During a dry fall, the chance of starting a fire is a serious concern to landowners, land management agencies and recreationists. Using common sense and taking a few simple steps to minimize the danger of starting a fire while we use the prairie can save everyone a lot of time, effort and expense.

(Region 7 - Hunting)

Proposed FAS South of Great Falls

Mon Aug 28 00:00:00 MDT 2006

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on a proposed fishing access site (FAS) on the Missouri River about six miles southwest of Great Falls.

(Region 4 - Headlines)

Living in Lion Country

Mon Aug 28 00:00:00 MDT 2006

Recent sightings of a mountain lion in Lewistown should serve as a reminder to residents and visitors that anywhere in Montana is lion country.

(Region 4 - Headlines)


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