The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet on Thursday and Friday, November 6 and 7, at the FWP headquarters in Helena.
Thursday's meeting, scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., will be a work session at which Commissioners and FWP officials will, among other business, be continuing a discussion and review of the state wildlife agency's work on a plan to guide deer management in the future. The public is welcome to attend the work session, although no comments from the public will be sought and no formal action will be taken.
On the agenda for Friday's meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m., is the adoption of final 1998-99 fishing regulations, as well as adoption of the biennial rule that will set the fee schedules for park use in 1999-2000. Commissioners also will be asked to approve the initiation of camping fees at a number of selected fishing access sites throughout the state in 1998 and take action on FWP's proposal to lease water in Mol Heron Creek in the Paradise Valley for the benefit of spawning Yellowstone cutthroat trout. The Commission also will hear an update on FWP's development of a fisheries management plan for Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena.
The public is welcome to attend. The FWP Commission makes every effort to ensure that its meetings are held at facilities that are fully accessible to persons with mobility disabilities. If you plan to attend this meeting and will need other special facilities or accommodations relating to a disability, please contact Patty Dumas at 444-7826.