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About FWP Public Comment Opportunities

Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers a variety of opportunities for the public to comment on issues, rules, grants, environmental assessments, land acquisitions, development or enhancement projects, hunting and fishing regulations, and more that FWP administers.

Public participation is essential to our processes and decisions. To sign up for FWP news and information updates, click here.

 

August 25 Commission Meeting

Pheasant Release

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Cornell Park FAS Acquisition

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Sha Ron FAS Recreation Permit

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Future Fisheries Summer 2022

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Big Snowy Acquisition

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Nongame Checkoff Workplan

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Trapping and Wolf Seasons

 

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Sage grouse translocation to Alberta

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Habitat Conservation Leases - Programmatic Approval

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Select of Organizations to auction licenses 2023

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until Wednesday, July 21, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Drought Angling Restriction and Fishing Closure ARM

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted starting July 8, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

 

Caracal Cat ARM

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted until July 22, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.


Public Hearing: On July 18, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., the commission will hold a telephonic public hearing via the ZOOM  to consider the proposed amendment of the rule.  There will be no in-person hearing. Interested parties may access the remote conferencing in the following way:

Dial by telephone: 1 213 338 8477 
Meeting ID: 810 8764 0893
Passcode: 650304

NCDE Grizzly ARM

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted starting July 8, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Boulder River ARM

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted starting July 8, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Madison River ARM

Comments on the following proposed item will be accepted starting July 8, 2022, at 5 p.m., with final adoption at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Other

Elk Plan Public Scoping

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is in the process of revising the statewide Elk Management Plan last adopted in 2005. At this step in the revision, FWP is seeking input on the existing elk population objectives and local elk management challenges that should be considered in the update.

OHV Grant Recipients

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on proposed 2022 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) grant proposals. 

Deadline: Public comments will be accepted through Friday June 24, at 5 p.m.