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Shed Hunters Should Give Wildlife a Break

Fri Mar 08 14:48:20 MST 2019

Late winter can be a stressful time for deer and elk with deep snow, limited food options and depleted fat reserves. That’s why Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is asking shed hunters and other recreationists to give deer and elk their space until the snow melts and the animals are less stressed

(Region 4 - Fish & Wildlife )

Moose Reported in Rattlesnake Area; Residents and Walkers Urged to use Caution

Tue Mar 05 16:14:50 MST 2019

A cow and calf moose have been reported in several parks in Missoula’s Rattlesnake neighborhood over the past week, and people are urged to use extra caution. Missoula City and County have posted cautionary signs in several locations, and the dirt surface trails in the north end of Greenough Park are temporarily closed for public safety and to give the moose some undisturbed space.

(Region 2 - Fish & Wildlife )

Comments Sought on Proposed Ear Mountain WMA Grazing Lease Renewals

Fri Mar 01 14:02:32 MST 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has developed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and is seeking public comment for the proposed action of two grazing lease renewals on the Ear Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA).

(Region 4 - Fish & Wildlife )

FWP Seeks Input on Threemile Wildlife Management Area Habitat Project

Mon Feb 25 15:32:22 MST 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking input on its proposal to thin trees to improve wildlife habitat and forest health on portions of Threemile Wildlife Management Area (WMA), northeast of Stevensville in the Bitterroot Valley.

(Region 2 - Fish & Wildlife )

Future Fisheries projects approved

Fri Feb 22 08:35:47 MST 2019

Bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout and rainbow trout will have unrestricted access to Rattlesnake Creek when a project to remove the dam is completed. This project is one of seven that recently received funding by the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission through the Future Fisheries Improvement Program (FFIP). Approximately $322,000 in funding was approved to improve Montana fisheries.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

FWP to hold meeting to discuss non-native status of walleye

Thu Feb 21 15:25:12 MST 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a meeting on Feb. 28 to discuss the non-native status of walleye in Montana. The meeting will be held at the Montana Association of Counties building, 2715 Skyway Drive in Helena at 6 p.m.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )


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