Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) invites the public to comment on its proposal to purchase a conservation easement on 4,940 acres along Dalton Mountain Road at a cost of $1,379,000. The proposed Dalton Mountain Conservation Easement is located 10 airline miles southeast of Helmville in Powell County, Montana. FWP’s purposes for acquiring the conservation easement are to protect elk winter range and associated wildlife habitat. A Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for review and comment beginning Friday, October 26, 2007. You may view the EA at FWP’s website www.fwp.mt.gov (“Recent Public Notices”) or request a copy by mailing FWP, 3201 Spurgin Road, Missoula, MT 59804; phoning 406-542-5540; or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments should be directed to Mike Thompson by mail at the address above; phone to 406-542-5516; or email to email@example.com, and must be received no later than 5 p.m., November 26, 2007. A public meeting to discuss the proposal will be held at the Helmville Community Center at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5 2007.