The enclosed Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared for the proposed Poindexter Slough Fishing Access Site Habitat Enhancement. This project would replace bridge and fence infrastructure and create dense nesting cover, food plots and a shelterbelt for the benefit of upland birds, waterfowl and other wildlife. The project is a joint effort between Montana FWP and the Beaverhead Chapter of Pheasants Forever.
This Draft EA is available for review in Helena at FWP’s Headquarters, the State Library, and the Environmental Quality Council. It also may be obtained from FWP at the address provided above, or viewed on FWP’s Internet website: http://www.fwp.mt.gov .
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites you to comment on the attached proposal. The public comment period will be accepted until 5:00 PM July 28, 2010. Comments should be sent to the following:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
730 North Montana St.
Dillon, MT 59725
Or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Development, Improvements, and Enhancements - 06/28/2010)
After careful review of the proposal and public consideration, the final decision to proceed with the development of a campground at Yellowstone River State Park has been made. A summary of the decision notice along with the original 2008 Proposed Management Plan are available at the Region 5 Headquarters, 2300 Lake Elmo Dr., Billings, MT or by calling 247-2940.
In accordance with FWP policy, an appeal may be made by any person who has either commented in writing to the department on the proposed project, or who has registered or commented orally at a public meeting held by the department on the proposed project, or who can provide new evidence that would otherwise change the proposed plan. An appeal must be submitted to the Director of FWP in writing and must be postmarked or received by July 26, 2010. The appeal must describe the basis for the appeal, how the appellant has previously commented to the department or participated in the decision-making process, and how the department can provide relief. The appeal should be mailed to: Director, Fish, Wildlife & Parks, 1420 East 6th Avenue, Helena, MT 59620. (Decision Notices - 06/25/2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has developed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for the proposed action of translocating up to 20 swift fox from within FWP Administrative Region 6 in northeast Montana to suitable habitat on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation (FPIR). This is an augmentation of previous translocations conducted in 2006 and 2009.
The EA is available at: www.fwp.mt.gov . If you would like to request a printed version of the EA contact the Region 6 Office at 228-3700. The public comment period on the draft EA will extend through July 8, 2010. Written comments can be mailed to Swift Fox Comments, MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks, 54078 US Hwy 2 West, Glasgow, MT 59230 or emailed to email@example.com and will be accepted until 5:00 pm, July 8, 2010.
The FWP Commission will be asked to approve this proposal on August 5, 2010. If you have any further questions regarding this proposal, please contact Ryan Rauscher at 228-3700.
(Species Removal & Relocation - 06/22/2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) seeks public review of its proposal to develop Harper’s Bridge Fishing Access Site on the Clark Fork River northwest of Missoula, Montana in Missoula County. A draft environmental assessment (EA) has been prepared for this proposal and will be available June 18, 2010. A copy of the EA may be obtained by mail from: Region 2 FWP, 3201 Spurgin Rd., Missoula, MT 59804; by phoning 406-542-5500; by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or by viewing FWP's Internet website http://fwp.mt.gov (“Recent Public Notices”). Comments should be addressed to Rory Zarling at the above address or emailed to email@example.com. Comments must be received by FWP no later than July 19, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. (Development, Improvements, and Enhancements - 06/18/2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has released a Draft Environmental Assessment to provide $6,841 of Shooting Range Grant funds to the Great Falls Trap and Skeet Club towards the purchase of Voice Call Sets #1-4, Wired Canterberry Voice calls, four 6 ft park benches and to install connectors (sidewalks) at the 27 yard line on Traps 1, 2, & 3. The range is located in the SW ¼ NW ¼ of Sec. 34 & in the SE ¼ NE ¼ of Sec. 33; T20N, R2E P.M.M. in Cascade County, Montana, north of Ulm. The deadline to provide written comments is June 28, 2010. Comments should be sent to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks at PO Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . To review an electronic version of the EA go to http://fwp.mt.gov/publicnotices/ or contact the above address to request a copy. Copies are also available from the Great Falls FWP office located at Giant Springs State Park.
Comments will be accepted through June 28, 2010. (Recreation - 06/16/2010)