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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 were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Cornell Park FAS Acquisition

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Sha Ron FAS Recreation Permit

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Future Fisheries Summer 2022

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Big Snowy Acquisition

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Nongame Checkoff Workplan

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Trapping and Wolf Seasons

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Sage grouse translocation to Alberta

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Habitat Conservation Leases - Programmatic Approval

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Select of Organizations to auction licenses 2023

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 21, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Drought Angling Restriction and Fishing Closure ARM

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until August 5, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Caracal Cat ARM

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until July 22, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.


Public Hearing: On July 18, the commission held a public hearing to consider the proposed amendment of the rule.  

NCDE Grizzly ARM

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until August 5, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Boulder River ARM

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until August 5, 2022, final adoption will be at the August 2022 commission meeting.

Madison River ARM

Comments on the following proposed item were  accepted until August 5, 2022, final adoption will be 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.

Snowmobile Grant Proposals

The public is invited to comment on the following funding requests.


Email comments to Seth McArthur, at fwpsnowmobile@mt.gov by September 5, 2022 at 5 p.m.

 

Full grant information is available by request in the Parks and Outdoor Recreation Division office at FWP headquarters located at 1420 E. 6th Avenue in Helena, Montana 59620.