It’s nearly time to celebrate America’s birthday and fireworks stands are open for business. But it’s important to remember fireworks are illegal on all Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ lands. (Region 7 - Recreation - Fri Jun 28 13:34:00 MDT 2013)
Docks at Smith Lake and Echo Lake Fishing Access Sites (FAS) are currently not functional due to age and damage, and they will be replaced by mid-summer. New docks are currently being built locally and will be completed and installed by the end of July. New docks at Smith and Echo will have enhanced access elements and user-friendly features.
(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife - Fri Jun 28 11:25:00 MDT 2013)
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will reopen the Yellowstone River in the Livingston area to all recreation on Saturday, June 29. A popular area for anglers, the closed stretch runs from Mayor’s Landing fishing access site to 1000 feet below a construction site at the Park Avenue Bridge. (Region 3 - Fishing - Thu Jun 27 11:37:00 MDT 2013)
‘Tis the season to celebrate America’s Fourth of July birthday bash, especially with fireworks. But it’s important to remember fireworks are illegal on all Fish, Wildlife and Parks lands. (Region 5 - Enforcement - Thu Jun 27 11:01:00 MDT 2013)
Through the Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is offering a cost-share opportunity in 17 counties to assist agricultural producers who enroll private and State Trust lands in the federal Conservation Reserve Program. (Headquarters - Headlines - Thu Jun 27 09:22:00 MDT 2013)
A 3-year-old male grizzly bear was euthanized at the FWP state wildlife lab in Bozeman Tuesday. The bear was captured Monday morning on private land north of Red Lodge after two separate incidents of depredation occurring Thursday, June 20 and Saturday, June 22. (Region 5 - Fish & Wildlife - Wed Jun 26 08:32:00 MDT 2013)
A 3-year-old male grizzly bear was euthanized at the FWP state wildlife lab in Bozeman earlier today. The bear was captured Monday morning on private land north of Red Lodge after two separate incidents of depredation occurring Thursday, June 20 and Saturday, June 22. (Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife - Tue Jun 25 17:00:00 MDT 2013)
Attached is a position statement from FWP regarding Flathead Lake fisheries issues, and a Q&A that gives more detail on these issues. These documents are consistent with letters sent to CSKT by FWP over the past year.
(Region 1 - Fishing - Tue Jun 25 11:31:00 MDT 2013)
Early on Sunday morning a power outage resulted in a shutdown of water pumps at the Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery just outside of Eureka. The hatchery is supported entirely by pumped water. The backup generator failed to start automatically; the pumps were off for approximately 3.5 hours which resulted in a significant fish kill. (Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife - Tue Jun 25 11:21:00 MDT 2013)