Columbia Falls Aluminum Company (CFAC) has enrolled two areas of their land into the Block Management hunting program this year. Both areas are limited access only, and permission is given at the FWP Region One office in Kalispell. The South Half property is for youth ages 12-15 and hunters with a permit to hunt from the vehicle only. The North Half is walk-in only and is open to youth and hunters with disabilities only. (Region 1 - Headlines - Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2010)
Registration for the Polson Hunter Education course is scheduled for Tuesday, September 7 at 6:30 pm at the Polson Middle School Cafeteria. Classes run September 14 – 17 (Tues – Fri), 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The test is scheduled for the last hour at the September 17 class. The field course is scheduled for Saturday, September 18. (Region 1 - Headlines - Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal to grant $26, 325 in shooting range funds to the West Yellowstone Ski Education Foundation to make improvements to the existing biathlon range on the Rendezvous Trail System. (Region 3 - Headlines - Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) continues to assess the status of pneumonia in the Lost Creek (Anaconda) bighorn sheep population in west central Montana, where the disease was first detected on Aug. 20. Biologists now believe that the disease may be concentrated in and around the Olson Gulch area west of Anaconda. (Region 2 - Headlines - Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2010)
Live native turtles will be featured at a free presentation Sept. 10 at Spring Meadow Lake State Park’s group use shelter beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Montana Wildlife Center.
(Headquarters - Headlines - Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 MDT 2010)
Timothy P. McCleary will present a program entitled “Ghosts on the Land: Apsáalooke (Crow Indian) Interpretations of Rock Art” at Pictograph Cave State Park at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. (Region 5 - Headlines - Mon Aug 30 00:00:00 MDT 2010)