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FWP Commission To Meet In Helena December 10 And 11


Fri Dec 04 00:00:00 MST 1998

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet on Thursday and Friday, December 10 and 11, at the Montana Department of Transportation building, 2701 Prospect Ave., in Helena.

On the agenda for the meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday and continue at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, is the adoption of tentative 1999 spring turkey and spring black bear harvest quotas as well as final action on FWP's proposed rules for selling nonresident combination licenses in 1999 and the rules concerning refunds requested by nonresidents who have purchased those licenses. Commissioners also will adopt tentative 1999 hunting seasons and regulations for deer, elk, mountain lions and black bears.

The Commission also will be asked to take action on several FWP lands-related matters, including acquisition of a fishing access site at Duck Creek on the Yellowstone River near Billings, and consider FWP's "Fisheries Beyond 2000" strategic planning document for approval.

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 Betty Johnson at 444-3186.