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Private Land/Public Wildlife Council Nominations Sought


Fri May 27 00:00:00 MDT 2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking nominations for appointment to the Private Land/Public Wildlife Council.

The council, appointed by Governor Brian Schweitzer, is made up of citizens representing the interests of hunters, anglers, landowners, and outfitters. 

During the next 18 months, the council may conduct a review and evaluation of the B-11 Landowner-Sponsored Nonresident Deer License Program, explore ways to work more effectively with "new to Montana" and nonresident landowners, and continue the ongoing review of the FWP hunting and fishing access enhancement programs.

PL/PW Council members are appointed for two-year terms and typically attend two-day meetings four to six times a year.  Individuals may nominate themselves or someone else.

Applications should include biographical information, a reason for wanting to serve on the council or rationale for nominating another individual, and contact information including name, address, and phone number of the person being nominated.

Nominations will be accepted through June 17.  Application letters may be mailed to: Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Attn: PL/PW-Field Services, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620, or emailed to: .

For more information about the council, contact Alan Charles, FWP Coordinator, Landowner/Sportsman Relations, at 406-444-3798 or visit the FWP web site, PL/PW Council web page.