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Comments Sought on Ear Mountain Grazing

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Headlines - Region 4

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on a proposed grazing lease agreement with adjacent landowners to the Ear Mountain Wildlife Management Area west of Choteau.

The agreement would allow the use of cattle as a management tool to maintain vegetative quality on the WMA by stimulating regrowth of native grasses and forbs for the benefit of wildlife.

Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m., April 19, 2009. Send written comments to: Ear Mountain WMA Grazing Lease, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, PO Box 488, Fairfield MT, 59436.

Or e-mail comments to Brent Lonner

Copies of the environmental assessment on the proposal are available at FWP Region 4 headquarters in Great Falls, 454-5840; at the FWP Fairfield office, 467-2488; and on the FWP web site: http://fwp.mt.gov/publicnotices/notice_2029.aspx