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Dates Announced For Fall Hunter Educaton Course In Kalispell

Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 MDT 2007

Registration for the Hunter Education Course in Kalispell is scheduled for Saturday, September 8, beginning at 9 a.m. and running until 3 p.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks headquarters on North Meridian Road.

(Region 1 - Headlines)

Hot weather causing localized fish kills

Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 MDT 2007

FWP has verified reports of fish kills at small reservoirs in southern Phillips County and at Nelson Reservoir, where hundreds of lake whitefish have washed up on shore.

(Region 6 - Headlines)

Part of Beartooth WMA Burns

Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 MDT 2007

A small portion of the 32,300-acre Beartooth Wildlife Management Area burned Monday as the Meriwether fire surged north along the east side of Holter Lake, state officials said. “It’s now threatening private land to the north of the WMA,” said Gary Bertellotti, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 supervisor.

(Region 4 - Headlines)

Wolf Depredation Confirmed Near Philipsburg

Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 MDT 2007

A calf was recently confirmed killed by wolves in the Middle Fork of Rock Creek, southwest of Philipsburg. USDA Wildlife Services confirmed the depredation July 30.

(Region 2 - Headlines)

Firefighter Camp Forces Beavertail Hill State Park and Pond Closure

Mon Jul 30 00:00:00 MDT 2007

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials announced that Beavertail Hill State Park and Beavertail Pond are closed to the public so the area can be used as a temporary firefighter camp and water source for suppression efforts.

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

More Fishing Restrictions on the Way for Western Montana

Mon Jul 30 00:00:00 MDT 2007

Rising water temperatures have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) officials to place fishing restrictions on more western Montana rivers and streams beginning Thursday, Aug. 2 to protect important wild trout fisheries. Waters that will close to fishing 24 hours a day to protect bull trout include portions of Rattlesnake Creek, Rock Creek and Fish Creek. Portions of the Clark Fork and Little Blackfoot Rivers will close to fishing from 2 p.m. until midnight.

(Region 2 - Drought & Fire)


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