MILES CITY, Mont.-- Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region 7, has completed an environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed purchase of approximately 36.5 acres of riparian crop land along the Yellowstone River near Savage, Montana, for addition to the existing 1,525-acre Elk Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
Elk Island WMA and the proposed Jorgensen acquisition are located in FWP Administrative Region 7, Richland County, Deer/Elk Hunting District 703, 3 miles northeast of Savage, Montana along the Yellowstone River. The proposed acquisition comprises 36.5 acres located in T20N R58E Section 22 N2N2SE4.
There will be a public hearing in Savage, MT at the Savage High School Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013.
The EA can be viewed on the FWP web site at: fwp.mt.gov, then Recent Public Notices. A public comment period will extend until 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Written comments can be mailed or emailed to the address below:
Elk Island WMA Addition Project
c/o Melissa Foster
P.O. Box 342
Wibaux, MT 59353