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FWP Hunting Regulation Proposals Open for Public Comment; 12 Meetings Set for West-Central Montana in January

Hunting - Region 2

Wed Dec 20 13:50:31 MST 2017

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) will hold public meetings throughout the state in January to provide information, answer questions, and gather input on the tentative 2018-19 hunting regulation proposals adopted by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission earlier this month.

In west-central Montana’s region 2, FWP will host 12 meetings as follows:

       

Jan. 2

Anaconda

Metcalf Center (115 Pennsylvania)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 3

Lincoln

Lambkins Café (460 Main St.)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 4

Missoula

Doubletree Hotel (100 Madison St.)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 8

Deer Lodge

Community Center (416 Cottonwood Ave)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 9

Darby

Community Clubhouse (106 N. Main St.)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 10

Seeley Lake

Community Hall (3248 Hwy 83)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 11

Potomac/Greenough

Lubrecht Castles Center (38689 Hwy 200 E)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 15

Helmville

Community Center (Hwy 271)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 16

Hamilton

Bitterroot River Inn (139 Bitterroot Plaza Dr)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 17

Philipsburg

Granite Co Museum (135 S. Sansome St.)

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 18

Superior

High School (410 Arizona Ave.)

7:30 p.m.

Jan. 22

Drummond

Community Center (52 East Broad St.)

6:30 p.m.

Hunting regulations are adopted biennially for most game species. The proposed regulations include statewide and local regulations for deer, elk, antelope, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, bison, black bear, mountain lion, wolf, turkey, upland and migratory birds.  For more information on the proposals, and to comment, go to fwp.mt.gov and click on the link for Biennial Season Setting.

Comments may also be submitted online, at public meetings and by mail to: FWP Wildlife Division, “Attn: hunting season proposals,” PO Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620.

Comments are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. The Fish and Wildlife Commission will review comments and recommendations and adopt final regulations at their Feb. 15, 2018 meeting in Helena.

                                                                                                      -fwp-