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About FWP > Public Comments Elk Plan Public Scoping - Meetings

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will be hosting a series of public meetings this summer and fall to gather ideas about local elk management issues and population objectives.

 

Meeting Schedule

Expand the sections below to see meeting places, times, and hunting district details

Statewide

Statewide Question and Answer Session

  • September 26 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Online via Zoom

  • Recorded information about each region will be available prior to the live Q & A session. Participants must register to participate. A link to register will be provided closer to the meeting date.

Region 1 (Northwest Montana)

Kalispell

  • August 23, Flathead Valley Community College, Arts and Technology Building (downstairs), 6 p.m.

  • HDs: 103, 120, 122, 130, 140, 141, 150, 170

 

Eureka 

  • August 24, Timbers Lodge, 6 p.m.

  • HDs: 100, 101, 103, 110

 

Libby

  • August 22, Little Theater, 6 p.m.

  • HDs: 100, 101, 103, 104

 

Thompson Falls

  • August 25, Thompson Falls Elementary School gym, 6 p.m.

  • HDs: 121, 122, 123, 124

Region 2 (West-central Montana)

Superior

  • September 20 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 200, 201, 202

 

Hamilton

  • September 22 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 204, 240, 250, 260, 261, 262, 270

 

Anaconda

  • September 27 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 212, 213, 214, 215

 

Drummond

  • September 28 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 210, 211, 216, 217, 291

 

Deer Lodge

  • September 29 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 212, 213, 214, 215, 217

 

Ovando

  • October 4 from 6-8 p.m. *Tentative

  • Venue: TBD

  • HDs: 280, 281, 282, 284, 285, 290, 292, 293, 298

 

Missoula 

  • October 6 from 6-8 p.m.

  • FWP Missoula Office

  • Overview of region; more focus on 201, 260

Region 3 (Southwest Montana)

Wisdom

  • June 20 from 6:30-9 p.m.

  • Wisdom Community Center

  • HDs: 321, 329, 331

 

Helena 1 of 2

  • June 22 from 6:30-9 p.m.

  • Helena Middle School Auditorium

  • HDs: 380, 391, 392

 

Helena 2 of 2

  • June 27 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Helena Middle School Auditorium

  • HDs: 318, 335, 339, 343, 388

 

Townsend 

  • June 28 from 6:30-9 p.m.

  • Broadwater Rod & Gun Club Indoor Shooting Range

  • HDs: 380, 390, 391

 

Dillon 

  • July 21 from 6-9 p.m.

  • Beaverhead Search and Rescue Building

  • HDs: 302, 303, 322, 329, 331, 340

 

Ennis

  • July 26 from 6-8 p.m. 

  • Ennis Elementary, Cafeteria

  • HDs: 320, 322, 360, 361

 

Butte

  • July 27 from 6:30-9 p.m.

  • FWP Butte Area Resource Office

  • HDs: 302, 303, 319, 329, 331, 340

 

Gardiner

  • August 3 from 6-9 p.m.

  • Gardiner High School

  • HDs: 313, 316

 

Livingston

  • August 8 from 6-9 p.m.

  • Park County Fairgrounds

  • HDs: 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 393

 

Boulder

  • August 10 from 6:30-9 p.m.

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Volunteer Hall

  • HDs: 350, 370, 380

 

Bozeman

  • August 16 from 6-9 p.m.

  • Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, Hyalite Room

  • HDs: 301, 304, 309, 310, 311, 312, 314, 390, 393

Region 4 (North-central Montana)

Lewistown 1 of 2

  • August 2 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Yogo Inn

  • HDs: 411, 412, 419, 535

 

Lewistown 2 of 2 

  • August 4 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Yogo Inn

  • HDs: 410, 417, 426

 

Winnett

  • August 11 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Petroleum County Courthouse

  • HD: 410


White Sulphur Springs

  • August 16 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Meagher County Shooting Range

  • HDs: 416, 451, 452, 446

 

Chester

  • August 17 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Chester High School

  • HD: 401

 

Choteau

  • August 18 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Choteau Public Library

  • HDs: 415, 441, 450

 

Stanford 

  • August 18 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Stanford City Hall

  • HDs: 413, 418, 420, 447, 428

 

Great Falls

  • August 15 from 7-9 p.m.

  • FWP Region 4 office, 4600 Giant Springs Rd

  • HDs: All Region 4 HDs (400, 401, 403, 404, 405, 406, 410, 411, 412, 413, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 424, 425, 426, 441, 442, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 450, 451, 452, 455, 471)

 

Augusta

  • August 23 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Augusta Community Center

  • HDs:422, 424, 425, 442, 444

 

Craig

  • August 25 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Craig Volunteer Fire Department

  • HDs: 421, 441, 451

 

Fort Benton

  • August 31 from 7-9 p.m.

  • Fort Benton Ambulance Station

  • HDs: 400, 403, 404, 405, 406, 419, 444, 447, 471

Region 5 (South-central Montana)

Columbus

  • June 20 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Columbus High School

  • HDs: 502*, 515, 525, 555*, 575

*added due to cancelled Red Lodge meeting

 

Red Lodge - Cancelled due to flooding

  • June 21 from 5-8 p.m.

  • Red Lodge Senior Center

  • HDs: 502, 525, 555

 

Billings

  • June 22 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Hilton Garden Inn

  • HDs: All Region 5 HDs (502, 515, 525, 535, 540, 555, 565, 575, 580, 590)

 

Roundup

  • June 28 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Roundup Senior Center

  • HDs: 411, 535, 590

 

Big Timber

  • June 29 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Big Timber Library

  • HDs: 315, 515, 525, 565, 575, 580

 

Harlowton

  • June 30 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Harlowton Kiwanis Center

  • HDs: 411, 515, 535, 540, 580

Region 6 (Northeast Montana)

Malta

  • August 9 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Malta High School

  • HDs: 600, 620, 621, 622, 630, 640, 650, 652, 670

 

Glasgow

  • August 11 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Cottonwood Inn

  • HDs: 600, 620, 621, 622, 630, 640, 650, 652, 670

 

Havre

  • August 16 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Best Western Great Northern Inn

  • HDs: 600, 640, 650, 652, 670, 690

Region 7 (Southeast Montana)

Miles City

  • July 12 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Miles City FWP Office

  • HDs: All Region 7 HDs (700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705)

 

Glendive

  • July 13 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Dawson Community College, Ullman Center Room 102

  • HDs: All Region 7 HDs (700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705)

 

Colstrip

  • July 18 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Colstrip City Hall

  • HDs: 702, 704, 705

 

Ekalaka

  • July 19 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Carter County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall

  • HDs: 702, 704, 705

 

Broadus

  • July 20 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Community Center

  • HDs: 702, 704, 705

 

Jordan

  • July 25 from 6-8 p.m.

  • VFW Building

  • HD: 700