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Montana FWP Commission Approves Final River Conflict Policy
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Friday, June 23, 2000

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission, at its June meeting, approved a river conflict policy developed over the past year with extensive public participation.

The primary issue discussed during the June meeting was if the policy should address the transfer of an outfitter's commercial river-use allocation with the sale of the outfitter's business. The Commission declined to include provisions for transferability in the final policy, stating their preference to address this issue if and when it is brought to them by watershed groups as part of a recreational conflict management plan.

The full text of the final policy can be obtained by calling FWP at 406-444-3196 or found on the FWP web site at fwp.state.mt.us, under "What's New."