Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking comment on three rules that would temporarily close sections of the Big Hole, Clark Fork, and Blackfoot rivers. The rules address public safety concerns during construction or would allow vegetation to reestablish where work is planned this year.
Upon approval by the Fish & Wildlife Commission and local authorities, the temporary closure rules would be in effect in the following areas:
For more information, or to comment on the proposed rules online, visit the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov. Click "Public Notices."
Comments, due by April 18, can be emailed to: BigHoleRiverClosureRuleComments@mt.gov for the Big Hole River closure rule; ClarkforkRiverClosureRuleComments@mt.gov for the Clark Fork River closure rule; or BlackfootRiverClosureRuleComments@mt.gov for the Blackfoot River closure rule.
Comments can be mailed to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Fisheries Division, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.