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Paddlefish Harvest Season Is Closed

05/30/2008

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced today that the paddlefish harvest season is closed beginning Saturday, May 31 at 9 p.m. on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam.

(Headquarters - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Three Southwest Montana Access Sites Re-Open, One Closed Permanently

05/30/2008

Three southwest Montana fishing access sites have re-opened after flooding and high water flows receded. One site, High Road on the Big Hole River, will be permanently closed due to irreparable flood damage.

(Region 3 - Public Lands Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Outdoor Skills Workshop Offered This Summer

05/30/2008

The 15th annual "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" workshop, sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, will be held July 11 - 13 at the Lubrecht Experimental Forest near Missoula. The hands-on workshop will offer opportunities to build a survival shelter, cast a fly rod, use a map and compass, learn to shoot a rifle and cook a Dutch-oven treat.

(Headquarters - Education)

Women’S Kayaking Workhops June 28 And 29 In Bozeman

05/30/2008

Women interested in kayaking are invited to a one-day beginners' class sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. The two sessions, June 28 and 29, will be held at Hyalite Reservoir, south of Bozeman in the Gallatin National Forest, beginning at 9 a.m. each day.

(Headquarters - Education)

Don't Disturb Young Wildlife

05/30/2008

Newborn wildlife is irresistible, and many well-meaning people are tempted to "help" when the best thing they can do is leave the young alone. Many wild animals produce their young in May and June, and shortly after that calls begin coming into Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offices reporting young wildlife that appear abandoned, said Kurt Cunningham of FWP's Communications and Education Division.

(Headquarters - Education)

Yellowstone River Paddlefish Season Closing May 31st

05/30/2008

With Montana's paddlefish harvest quota expected to be reached, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission agreed today to close the 2008 paddlefish harvest season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 9 p.m.

(Region 7 - Fishing)

Elk and Antelope Hunters Reminded of 2008 Hunting Season Regulation Changes

05/30/2008

Elk and antelope hunters need to keep a sharp eye out for several changes to hunting regulations adopted for the 2008 hunting seasons. Some changes will require archers to apply for permits in hunting districts that may not have required permits in the past. The deadline to apply for special deer, elk, or antelope licenses and permits is Monday, June 2.

(Region 3 - Headlines)

Wolf Shot Near West Yellowstone

05/30/2008

Agency personnel shot a lone wolf near West Yellowstone on May 27. The wolf had been frequenting several campgrounds and residential areas north of West Yellowstone over the last two weeks.

(Region 3 - Headlines)

Summer camp set for Chief Plenty Coups State Park

05/30/2008

Chief Plenty Coups State Park and The Art Ranch will team up July 5-11 on a free weeklong overnight summer camp for children 9 to 17 years old. Participation is limited to 40 and only 15 spaces remain.

(Region 5 - Headlines)

 

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