Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Recent News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Students can register online now for Miles City Hunter Education course offered March 8-10 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0840.html Two Hunter Education courses will be offered in Miles City in March and April, with online registration opening today for the first course. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:12:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0840.html 2019-01-18T15:12:00Z FWP monitors wolf situation in Cooke City http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1179.html In recent weeks, wolves moving in and out of Yellowstone National Park have been seen frequently in and around the communities of Cooke City and Silver Gate. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is monitoring the situation. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:19:02 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1179.html 2019-01-17T18:19:02Z Landowners have until March 15 to apply for access tax credit program http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1178.html Landowners have until March 15 to submit applications to Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks for enrollment in the Unlocking Public Lands Program. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:51:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1178.html 2019-01-16T19:51:00Z Landowners have until March 15 to apply for access tax credit program http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1177.html Landowners have until March 15 to submit applications to Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks for enrollment in the Unlocking Public Lands Program. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:22:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishAndWildlife/nr_1177.html 2019-01-15T18:22:18Z Landowners have until March 15 to apply for access tax credit program http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2877.html Landowners have until March 15 to submit applications to Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks for enrollment in the Unlocking Public Lands Program. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:22:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/hunting/nr_2877.html 2019-01-15T18:22:18Z FWP WHIP Council to Meet in Helena Feb. 5 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0200.html The Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program advisory council will meet at Montana WILD in Helena, 2668 Broadwater Ave., at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0200.html 2019-01-14T19:38:00Z FWP WHIP Council to Meet in Helena Feb. 5 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0199.html The Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program advisory council will meet at Montana WILD in Helena, 2668 Broadwater Ave., at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:16:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0199.html 2019-01-14T17:16:53Z Women’s ice fishing workshop set for Billings http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0839.html – The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Becoming an Outdoors Woman program is sponsoring an ice fishing workshop on Feb. 8-9, 2019, in Billings. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:16:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0839.html 2019-01-14T16:16:45Z Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In Several HD's In Regions 1, 3 & 4 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1275.html The hunting of male mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 102, which includes portions of Flathead and Lincoln counties will close at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:25:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1275.html 2019-01-14T15:25:28Z Public Comment Sought on Stocking Two Petroleum County Reservoirs http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1172.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks public comment on a proposal to stock fish in two Petroleum County reservoirs. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 23:33:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1172.html Bruce Auchly 2019-01-11T23:33:03Z Male Mountain Lion Hunting to Close in Districts 280, 281, 284, 293 & Portion of 298(E) East of State Route 141 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1274.html The hunting of male mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 280, 281, 284, 293 and portion of 298E east of State Route 141, which includes portions of Powell and Lewis & Clark counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:06:12 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1274.html 2019-01-11T19:06:12Z Fisher season to close in Bitterroot Fisher Management Unit (FMU) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1273.html By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the season for taking fisher in portions of Trapping District 2 of northwestern Montana will close at midnight on the evening of Saturday, January 12, 2019. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:49:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1273.html 2019-01-10T19:49:55Z Male mountain lion hunting to close in HD'S 422, 423, 424, 425 & 442 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1272.html The hunting of male mountain lions in central Montana Hunting District’s 422, 423, 424, 425 and 442, which includes portions of Lewis & Clark and Teton counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:49:05 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1272.html 2019-01-10T19:49:05Z Ice Fishing Class for Women Scheduled for February in Kalispell http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0838.html Kalispell, MT — The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is sponsoring an ice fishing class on Feb. 15-16, 2019. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 21:58:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0838.html 2019-01-09T21:58:35Z Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 123 & 315 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1271.html The hunting of male mountain lions in northwestern Montana hunting district 123, which includes portions of Sanders county, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 315, which includes portions of Meagher, Park and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:44:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1271.html 2019-01-09T18:44:18Z Public comment period extended for Fisheries Management Program and Guide http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1171.html The Fisheries Division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is extending the public comment period for the Statewide Fisheries Management Program and Guide to Feb. 4. Tue, 08 Jan 2019 22:52:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1171.html 2019-01-08T22:52:13Z All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 323, 324, 325 & 327 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1270.html The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 323, 324, 325 and 327, which include portions of Madison and Beaverhead counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:43:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1270.html 2019-01-07T18:43:45Z Bobcat Season To Close In Trapping District 4 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1269.html By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the season for taking bobcats in Trapping District 4 in north central Montana will close at midnight on the evening of Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:30:42 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/closures/huntingDistricts/nr_1269.html 2019-01-07T18:30:42Z Beaverhead Recreation Working Group to meet in Dillon http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0198.html The Beaverhead Recreation Working Group will meet Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. in Dillon. The meeting will be held at the Montana Department of Natural Resources conference room, 840 North Montana St. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:52:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0198.html 2019-01-04T18:52:08Z Madison River committee meeting schedule announced http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0197.html The Madison River Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will hold its first meeting on Jan. 14 and 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, at the Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 3 office in Bozeman at 1400 S. 19th Ave. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:51:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0197.html 2019-01-04T18:51:21Z FWP closes on three conservation easements http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0492.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks finalized three significant conservation easements in the Habitat Montana program that will protect more than 18,000 acres and provide 970 hunter days a year. Thu, 03 Jan 2019 23:07:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/recreation/nr_0492.html 2019-01-03T23:07:00Z FWP hosts Citizens Advisory Council, legislators for winter meeting http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0196.html Chronic Wasting Disease, big game populations, upcoming legislation and budgets were topics Dec. 12 in Miles City when Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 met with its Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) and area legislators. Thu, 03 Jan 2019 23:04:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/councilsAndCommittees/nr_0196.html Marla Prell 2019-01-03T23:04:00Z Trapper Ed Class Scheduled for Jan. 26 in Butte http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0837.html A trapper education class is planned for Butte on Saturday, January 26 from 8:30am to 4pm at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Butte Area Office (1820 Meadowlark Lane). Thu, 03 Jan 2019 22:36:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0837.html 2019-01-03T22:36:36Z Fur Handling Clinic Offered in Deer Lodge Jan. 12 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0836.html A fur handling clinic is planned for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 in Deer Lodge at Circle H Growers (604 Mitchell St.) from 9am-3pm. Thu, 03 Jan 2019 22:32:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/education/nr_0836.html 2019-01-03T22:32:26Z FWP closes on three conservation easements http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4348.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks finalized three significant conservation easements in the Habitat Montana program that will protect more than 18,000 acres and provide 970 hunter days a year. Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:16:58 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/headlines/nr_4348.html 2019-01-03T19:16:58Z