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Alert: Keep Pets Away From Decomposing Fish

08/23/2016

(Bozeman, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is urging the public to keep pets out of contact with fish carcasses along the banks of the Yellowstone River. While the parasite associated with this fish kill has not been shown to cause health problems in humans or pets, bacteria or other harmful materials associated with decomposing fish could sicken pets.

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Yellowstone River Fish Kill Public Meeting Advisory

08/23/2016

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Park County Fairgrounds in Livingston to address questions about the Yellowstone River fish kill and closure.

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Yellowstone River Closed In Response To Ongoing Fish Kill

08/19/2016

(Bozeman, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is implementing an immediate closure of all water-based recreation (fishing, wading, floating, tubing, boating, etc.) on the Yellowstone River and its tributaries from Yellowstone National Park’s northern boundary at Gardiner to the Highway 212 bridge in Laurel. This significant action on the part of the Department is in response to the ongoing and unprecedented fish kill on the Yellowstone. This action is necessary to protect the fishery and the economy it sustains. The closure will also help limit the spread of the parasite to adjacent rivers through boats, tubes, waders and other human contact and minimize further mortality in all fish species.

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