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Fish & Wildlife Commission to meet via video-conference Jan. 14


Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Montana's Fish & Wildlife Commission will meet via video-conference at 9 a.m. Jan. 14. People may listen to the meeting online at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website or view a live television feed of the meeting at any FWP regional headquarters or the Helena headquarters.

During the meeting, commissioners plan to take final action on several issues, including:

  • Amendments to rules regarding removal of ice shelters on Lake Helena and Hauser Lake.

  • A rule giving FWP authority to prohibit floating near Supply Ditch on the Bitterroot River.

  • Additions to the Nevada Lake, Fish Creek and North Shore wildlife management areas.

  • Amendments to rules governing the Unlocking Public Lands program.

  • Translocation of Sage Grouse to Alberta.

The commission also plans to hear public comments on:

  • Rules regarding the Keep Cool Hills Recreational Use Agreement.

  • A public-safety closure on Little Prickly Pear Creek and the Missouri River near Great Falls.

  • Rules for taking peregrine falcons.

  • Potential hunting districts with expanded Permit to Hunt From a Vehicle opportunities.

The full agenda and additional information about each item is online at FWP's website, and follow the link to “Commission.”

FWP ensures its meetings are accessible to those with special needs. To request arrangements contact FWP at 406-444-3186.