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Proposed Classification Of Tilapia Announced And Public Hearing Set

Thu May 24 14:56:00 MDT 2012

Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed classification of tilapia, an exotic fresh water fish, as a controlled species that may be possessed in Montana only with a Controlled Species Permit issued by FWP. Interest in raising tilapia for food has grown in recent years, but tilapia can become a troublesome invasive species if the fish is released or escapes into the wild.

(Headquarters - Commission)

Agencies Form Task Force to Address Eurasian Milfoil in Beaver Lake; Lake Remains Open for Now

Thu May 24 13:56:00 MDT 2012

A group of agencies have formed a task force to address the invasion of Eurasian Watermilfoil in Beaver Lake, west of Whitefish. A large patch of the exotic weed was found on the bottom of the lake near the boat ramp last fall. Mats, or benthic barriers, were placed on the weeds to limit growth and control further expansion in the lake.

(Region 1 - Recreation)

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day With Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Thu May 24 12:50:00 MDT 2012

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host Helena's 2012 Outdoor Fest at Spring Meadow Lake State Park and the Montana Wild Education Center on Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Outdoor Fest is free and open to the public.

(Headquarters - Education)

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day With Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Thu May 24 12:50:00 MDT 2012

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host Helena's 2012 Outdoor Fest at Spring Meadow Lake State Park and the Montana Wild Education Center on Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Outdoor Fest is free and open to the public.

(Headquarters - Recreation)

Montana State Parks Approves Final Management Plan for Cooney State Park

Wed May 23 12:54:00 MDT 2012

(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has approved the final management plan for Cooney State Park located in Roberts, Montana. The final plan focuses on visitor services, operations and maintenance, recreation opportunities, resource conservation, and education efforts for the next decade.

(Region 5 - State Parks)

 

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