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Submission from CSKT Wildlife Management Program

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Tribal Wildlife Management Program responds to human/wildlife conflicts on the Flathead Indian Reservation. In an effort to mitigate the impacts of these conflicts, the Tribal Council has approved a call list of individual Tribal member hunters interested in harvesting deer or elk involved in conflicts on private lands.

The Tribal Wildlife Management Program and the Tribal Conservation Officer Program seek Tribal member hunters who are interested in participating in depredation hunts, as well as solicit interest from private landowners who wish to allow hunter access to their lands for removal of wildlife.

This project intends to manage deer and elk populations and crop depredation on private lands.

“Hunters will be called to remove some animals through harvest, when the Tribal Wildlife Management Program is contacted by private landowners who experience depredation of crops by deer or elk,” said Stephanie Gillin, Tribal Wildlife Biologist.

A list of interested hunters will be developed on a first-come, firstserve basis. Interested hunters will then be put in direct contact with landowners so hunters can make arrangements to access private lands for wildlife harvest. All applicable Tribal hunting regulations apply. Interested hunters need to provide their name, address, Tribal Identification Number and telephone number to participate in the wildlife damage hunts.

Registration forms for both landowners and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal member hunters can be found online at cskt.org.

Landowners and hunters who wish to participate in this project, or resubmitted to the 2016 tribal hunter list, and/or update contact information are asked to contact Stephanie Gillin at the Tribal Wildlife Management program at 883-2888, extension 7241 or email at stephg@cskt.org.

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