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Comment Sought on FAS Seasonal Closure


The Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on a proposal to approve a seasonal closure for a fishing access site on the Missouri River near Great Falls to control illegal activity.

(Region 4 - Fish & Wildlife)

New Tags Allow Wolf-Pelt Transport To Canada


With the recent approval from the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Montana wolf hunters and trappers who harvest wolves will now obtain internationally recognized pelt tags to allow for the export of wolf pelts directly out of country, usually to Canadian fur auction houses.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

FWP Citizen Advisory Committee Meets on January 27


The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Region One Citizen Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 27 (Public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) at the Region One FWP Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. At the meeting committee members will hear updates from FWP managers, and pass along advice on current issues.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife)

Alas the Poor Starling


We come to praise starlings, not bury them.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Remember Watchable Wildlife At Tax Time


The annual nongame income tax check-off fund on Montana's tax-return forms, helps Montana's wild creatures and it's a convenient way to nab a tax benefit.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Elk Study Planned for Elkhorn Mountains


In collaboration with the Elkhorn Working Group, Helena National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, Montana State University, and Montana Department of Military Affairs, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will begin a study next month looking at the impact of mountain pine beetle infestation on elk habitat and herd movement in the Elkhorn Mountains.

(Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife)

FWP To Host Elk-Brucellosis Discussion In Bozeman January 17


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a half-day discussion on the Montana State University campus in Bozeman, Saturday, Jan. 17, on topics related to the transmission of brucellosis from elk to cattle in southwestern Montana.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Community Pond Grant Money Available


Groups or individuals interested in constructing or improving a community fishing pond have until Feb. 1 to apply for a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks for Community Pond Program grant.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Bighorn Sheep Reintroduced at Wolf Creek


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ crews and numerous volunteers successfully reintroduced 52 bighorn sheep from the Quake Lake Area in the southern Madison Range to the Wolf Creek drainage south of Cameron on Tuesday.

(Region 3 - Fish & Wildlife)


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