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Elk Plan Meetings Set
Thursday, September 23, 2004
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This news release was archived on Saturday, October 23, 2004

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a series of 23 public meeting beginning on Oct. 2 in Great Falls and ending on Oct. 21 in Billings and Dillon to take comment on the state's draft environmental assessment and proposed revisions to Montana's 12-year-old elk management plan.

The 90-page draft environmental assessment presents two elk management alternatives for public comment. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks prepared the EA to accompany the wildlife agency's 400-page updated draft elk management plan, which was also released today.  Public comment will be taken for 45 days, from Sept. 24 through Nov.  8.

The statewide meeting schedule is available.

 The Elk Plan and EA are available on-line at www.fwp.state.mt.us. To request a printed copy contact: FWP, Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.

Public comment will be taken for 45 days, Sept. 24 -Nov. 8. Send written comments to: FWP Elk Plan Comments, Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.  Send E-mail comments to: fwpwld@state.mt.us.