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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission To Meet Aug. 5 In Helena


Fri Jul 23 00:00:00 MDT 2004

Montana‚Äôs Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet in Helena, Aug. 5, beginning at 8 a.m. at the FWP headquarters, 1420 East 6th Ave.  

The commission will make final decisions on the:

*        2004 antelope quotas,

*        2004 furbearer regulations and quotas,

*        early season migratory bird regulations,

*        sage grouse management plan and environmental assessment.

Tentative decisions will be made on the 2005 fishing regulations; 2004 late season waterfowl seasons; the criteria to extend hunting seasons in 2004; rules for the moose and sheep auction and the deer and elk auction or lottery; and a conservation easement proposed for the Bird Creek Ranch, 4.5 miles north of Cascade.

Informational items on the agenda include an update on river recreation management and on the Private Land/Public Wildlife Council.

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

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with a disability. Individuals with special needs may request arrangements by contacting FWP at 406-444-3186.