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Reminder To Snowmobile Riders


If you are among the approximately 50,000 nonresidents planning to snowmobile in Montana this year, remember to purchase the $25 per machine nonresident temporary permit. If you are a Montanan who rides with friends from out of state, please remind them this permit is mandatory and that the fee goes to help the state’s local snowmobile clubs keep trails groomed.

(Headquarters - Education)

Nongame Income Tax Funds Help Montana's Wildlife


The annual nongame check-off, marked by the flying eagle on Montana’s tax-return forms, provides funds for nongame wildlife management and encourages public awareness and enjoyment of species, like the common loon.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Internet-Assisted Wildlife Viewing Can Be Fun


The Internet makes it easy to participate in the world around us—even the outdoor world. It may sound ironic, but the Internet is a great way to become a more interactive wildlife viewer or even a citizen scientist. Here are some of the possibilities.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

FWP 2010 College Student Intern Program


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is again offering college students an opportunity to gain practical experience by serving as interns for the agency. Through this learning experience the student usually receives academic credit and a grade while completing practicum requirements and gaining experience.

(Headquarters - Inside FWP)

Female Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Districts 404, 421, 444 & 450


The hunting of female mountain lions in Montana hunting districts 404, 421, 444 and 450, which include portions of Teton, Pondera, Chouteau, Cascade, Lewis & Clark, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, January 29, 2010.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

State-Fish Art Contest


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Snappy Sport Senter of Kalispell and Flathead Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, are sponsoring a regional competition for the national State-Fish Art Contest. The contest is open to all students’ grades 4 through 12. Cutthroat trout were chosen as the Montana state fish in 1977 in a poll of over 200,000 Montanans. Cutthroats are a symbol of clean, cold water and healthy aquatic habitat, part of Montana’s natural heritage.

(Region 1 - Headlines)

Hunter Education Classes Set For Stevensville And Hamilton


Hunter Education classes are set to begin in Stevensville in February and Hamilton in early March. Students must sign up for the classes by attending a registration night on Feb. 8 for Stevensville or Feb. 15 for Hamilton.

(Region 2 - Headlines)


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