Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 11, at the FWP Headquarters building on 1420 East Sixth Ave., beginning at 8 a.m.
The commission will take final action on revisions to the Montana State Parks biennial fee rule; on acquisition of land adjacent to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park; on a camping fee at Thompson Chain of Lakes FAS; on the Smith River Rule regarding landowner floats, on a proposed land use change at Lewis and Clark fishing access site near Wolf Point, and an easement for an electrical transmission line through Mt. Silcox Wildlife Management Area near Thompson Falls.
Tentative decisions will be made on the:
* 2004 deer, elk, and antelope seasons and hunting district boundaries;
* 2004 and 2005 moose, sheep, goat seasons, quotas and hunting
* 2004 and 2005 black bear and mountain lions seasons, quotas and hunting
* 2004 and 2005 upland game bird seasons, including spring and fall turkey; and the
* 2004 annual rule on prairie dog shooting.
Tentative decisions will also be made on game damage permit authorizations and on adjusting the boundaries of Teton Spring Creek Preserve.
The commission will hear informational presentations on fishing access sites, river recreation management policy planning and a land exchange at Alberton Gorge.
The full agenda for the FWP Commission meeting can be found by clicking on the FWP Commission icon on the bottom of the FWP home page at www.fwp.state.mt.us