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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission To Meet August 4 In Helena


Wed Jul 27 00:00:00 MDT 2005

Montana‚Äôs Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet in Helena Aug. 4 at the FWP headquarters, 1420 East Sixth Ave, at 8 a.m.  

The FWP Commission will make final decisions on the:

* acquisition of 4.5 acres of land near the entrance to Traveler's Rest State Park;

* 2005 antelope and furbearer quotas;

* early season webless migratory bird regulations, including mourning doves, sandhill cranes and snipe; and

* selection of organizations for the 2006 moose, sheep, goat, deer and elk license auctions.

The FWP Commission will make tentative decisions on the 2006 fishing regulations; a no-wake zone on Stuart Mill Bay on Georgetown Lake near Phillipsburg; and on the tentative 2005 late-season waterfowl seasons and closures, including duck, geese and swans.

The FWP Commission will also be asked to endorse the transfer, at no cost, of the Fort Benton Agricultural Museum to the City of Fort Benton; endorse acquisition of about 90 acres adjacent to the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area; and to accept the donation of nearly 24 acres of land for a fishing access site on the Shields River, six miles south of Clyde Park.

A work session beginning at 10:30 a.m. will include a review of the Statewide Fish Management Plan and background information on the nonresident combination license.

The full agenda for the FWP Commission meeting can be found by clicking on the FWP Commission icon on the bottom of the FWP web page, FWP Commission.

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.