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FWP Region 1 Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting: March 11

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Monday, March 09, 2020

Please join us for the latest Citizen Advisory Committee meeting. Active members should inform Dillon Tabish or Martha Abbrescia (mabbrescia@mt.gov, 751-4567) if they cannot attend. 

Agenda

Where: FWP Region 1 Headquarters, 490 N. Meridian, Kalispell

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

6:30 p.m.         Welcome & Introductions

6:45 p.m.         Panel Discussion: Balancing Recreation & Conservation

Outdoor recreation continues to boom, especially in Montana, where lifestyles and the overall economy benefit greatly from these amenities and their associated industry. However, as recreation use increases, land managers face a growing challenge in balancing the trade-offs between access and other conservation objectives. Let’s chat about this.

Each panelist will present a 10-minute overview of their personal/professional background with individual insight into this topic, followed by a group discussion with CAC members.

Panel:

Angie Grove, Chair, Montana State Parks & Recreation Board

Rachel Schmidt, Director, Montana Governor’s Office of Outdoor Recreation

Tim Manley, Grizzly Bear Management Specialist, Montana FWP

Margosia Jadkowski, Program Director, Whitefish Legacy Partners

Amy Jacobs, Wildlife Biologist, Flathead National Forest

Chris Hammond, Wildlife Biologist, Montana FWP

9 p.m.              Adjourn

For more information, please contact Dillon Tabish at (406) 751-4564 or dillon.tabish@mt.gov.