Fri Feb 26 00:00:00 MST 2010
FWP has issued a Decision Notice (DN) to purchase via fee title a 33,295-acre Wildlife Management Area, and a 7,650-acre State Park from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) centered in the Fish Creek watershed in Mineral County, within FWP administrative Region Two. Funding would come from the state Habitat Montana and Access Montana Programs, and the federal Pittman-Robertson Program, in the amount of approximately $14,350,000. This DN is available for review by downloading the file below,in Helena at FWP’s Headquarters, the State Library. the Environmental Quality Council and the Region 2 FWP Headquarters. In consideration of the Draft EA and the DN, we will recommend that the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission approve the proposed purchase of the Fish Creek property at its March 10th meeting in Helena. Approval will also be necessary from the Montana Board of Land Commissioners. Both the Commission and Land Board meetings are open to the public.