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Montana Fish, Wildlife And Parks Commission To Meet Feb. 10 In Helena


Mon Jan 31 00:00:00 MST 2005

Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet Feb. 10 at FWP Headquarters, 1420 East Sixth Ave. in Helena beginning at 8 a.m. when Governor Brian Schweitzer will address the Commission.  

At the meeting, the FWP Commission will make final decisions on:

·       granting a road easement to the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Chief Plenty Coups State Park,

·       a no-wake zone on the north end of Seeley Lake,

·       2005 reopening of hunting for sheep in hunting districts 315 and 455,

·       2005 lion boundary changes,

·       2005 spring black bear quotas,

·       2005 spring turkey seasons,

·       game-damage permit authorizations,

·       grazing and sharecrop leases,

·       2005 deer, elk and antelope seasons and hunting district boundaries,

·       2005-2006 hunting season setting, and

·       an emergency reduction of the yellow perch daily and possession limits on Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena that would be effective immediately.

A tentative decision will be made on the classification of exotic wildlife species as uncontrolled, controlled, or prohibited for personal possession, and on a tentative change to the Montana State Parks fee rule. Information will be presented on the cutthroat trout restoration project in the South Fork of the Flathead River drainage.

FWP Commissioners will also meet Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. for an orientation for the new commissioners.

The full agenda (PDF) for the FWP Commission meeting can be found on the FWP website.

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with a disability. Individuals with special needs may request arrangements by contacting FWP at 406-444-3186.