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Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers various opportunities for the public to comment on issues, rules, grants, environmental assessments, land acquisition, development or enhancement projects, council recommendations, hunting and fishing regulations, etc. that FWP manages.

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Join Corie to put the FUN in phenology!

The new license year starts March 1

Phenology is the study of seasonal changes in nature. A great way to get into phenology is to visit a favorite place throughout the year and observe the changes you see. #Wildlifewednesday

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Montana Outdoors Magazine

In Love with the Gallatin

Easy to access, easy to wade, and often even easy to fish, it's no wonder the spectacularly scenic Gallatin remains one of Montana's most popular trout rivers.

Featured in the May-June 2015 issue

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Gallatin River