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Wild Horse Island Bighorn Sheep Capture Operation Completed

Thu Feb 27 15:15:00 MST 2014

A total of 61 sheep were captured on Wild Horse Island State Park on February 26 and 27. FWP contracted with a helicopter wildlife service to capture the sheep. The operation was conducted cooperatively with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

(Region 1 - Education)

Comments sought on Beartooth WMA grazing lease renewal EA

Thu Feb 27 14:06:00 MST 2014

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment (EA) proposing to renew a grazing lease on a portion of the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area, south of Cascade.

(Region 4 - Hunting)

R3 Citizens' Advisory Committee to Meet Thursday

Tue Feb 25 10:22:00 MST 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 3 Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet in Bozeman on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the FWP Regional Office (1400 S. 19th Ave.) from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

(Region 3 - Councils & Committees News)

Wildlife Program for Senior Citizens - March 12

Mon Feb 24 16:33:00 MST 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and AmeriCorps will host a two-hour wildlife program on March 12 for senior citizens in conjunction with the ServeMontana Symposium hosted by the Governor’s Office of Community Service.

(Headquarters - Education)

Montana FWP Joins North Dakota in Mule Deer Study

Mon Feb 24 15:53:00 MST 2014

Miles City-- Forty mule deer in Regions 6 and 7 were recently captured and fitted with GPS (global positioning system) collars as part of a larger study looking at the effects of energy development on mule deer.

(Region 7 - Fish & Wildlife)

Mountain Lion Hunting Will Not Close In HD 210

Mon Feb 24 14:28:00 MST 2014

The mountain lion that closed this district was determined to be an illegal take so this hunting district will remain open to males.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Female Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD 102

Mon Feb 24 11:49:00 MST 2014

The hunting of female mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 102, which includes portions of Lincoln and Flathead counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD 210

Mon Feb 24 08:10:00 MST 2014

The hunting of mountain lions in western Montana hunting district 210, which include portions of Missoula and Granite counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, February 24, 2014.

(Headquarters - Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings)

Nashua Man Pays $775 in Fines & Restitution for Shooting Elk Decoy

Fri Feb 21 14:03:00 MST 2014

A Nashua-area man who shot at a cow elk decoy set up by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens has paid $775 in fines and restitution and had his hunting, fishing and trapping privileges taken away for two years.

(Region 6 - Enforcement)

 

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