Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, completed the environmental review process for the proposed West Kootenai Wildlife Management Area Forest Management Project. The project is intended to improve wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of wildfire. The draft EA was out for public review through Tuesday, August 21, 2012. After reviewing all the public comment, and evaluating the environmental effects and other relevant information, it was recommended that FWP pursue the completion of the West Kootenai WMA Forest Management Project pending FWP Commission approval. The project was approved by the FWP Commission at their August 30 meeting.