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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission To Meet June 9-10 In Miles City


Fri May 28 00:00:00 MDT 2010

Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet June 9-10 in Miles City.

The FWP Commissioners’ formal meeting will be June 10 at the FWP Region 7 headquarters building, 352  I-94 Business Loop, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The commissioners will make final decisions on a 16,800-acre conservation easement project near Ovando; the bait regulations for two reservoirs within the pending Noxon Rapids/Cabinet Gorge aquatic invasive species management area; a closure on 1.4 miles of the Big Hole River requested by Silver Bow County for reconstruction of a diversion dam; the 2010 mountain lion quotas; 2011 moose, sheep, goat, deer and elk license auction rules; a conservation easement on 145 acres near Glasgow; and a boundary line adjustment on Foy’s Lake south of Kalispell.

The FWP Commission will also consider proposals on:

  • the 2010-2011 furbearer seasons and 2010 quotas;
  • the 2010 bison quotas; and endorsements for some in-state trapping and movement of  bighorn sheep and mountain goats for population management;
  • the  addition of about 150 acres to the Canyon Creek Wildlife Management Area 20 miles northwest of Helena; and
  • acquisition of the six-acre Mountain Acres fishing Access Site on Big Spring Creek in Lewistown.                                  

On June 9, the FWP Commission will tour the Miles City Hatchery and the Tongue River Railroad corridor.

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.

The full agenda and additional information on the scheduled topics may be found on the FWP Web site at on the home page under the heading FWP Commission.