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New landowner access program deadline extended to June 19


The deadline landowners to enroll in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ new Public Lands Access Land Agreement has been extended to June 19. The program encourages landowners to help open up and improve access to isolated parcels of state and federal land for hunting and fishing. In exchange, landowners can receive a payment and other negotiated improvements.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

FWP seeks input on Upper Spotted Dog Creek restoration project


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking input on a proposed restoration project along approximately one mile of Upper Spotted Dog Creek, located in the Spotted Dog Wildlife Management Area northeast of Deer Lodge.

(Region 2 - Fish & Wildlife )

Orphaned grizzly cubs going to Bearizona Wildlife Park


Working jointly, staff from Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found a home for three grizzly bear cubs that were orphaned last month. The cubs will be placed at Bearizona Wildlife Park, located in Williams, AZ. This 158-acre facility is accredited by the Zoological Association of America and is home to 39 black bears and many other species of North American wildlife. The wildlife park receives more than 400,000 visitors annually and educates the public on the importance of conservation and wildlife management.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

FWP releases Region 6 mule deer and whitetail deer population trend numbers


Glasgow — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2020 post-season and winter aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana, along with some spring ground surveys. The surveys indicate above average numbers for mule deer and stable populations of whitetail deer across the region.

(Region 6 - Fish & Wildlife )


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