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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Non-resident recreation temporarily suspended on Flathead Reservation Non-resident recreation temporarily suspended on Flathead Reservation

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council passed a resolution to temporarily suspend non-resident recreation on tribally owned land and to also restrict residents to day use recreation only.   The modifications are similar to restrictions tha...

Public lands more precious than ever

Montanans are doing our part in this very difficult time to help each other out and curb the spread of the COVID 19 virus. We come together and look out for each other, as we always have in times of crisis, and in this case that means practicing social distancing to slow the spread of this disease.  ...

State lands remain open for day use

News from FWP MONTANA – Montanans are lucky to have so many opportunities to get outdoors and recreate, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. And while Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks encourages recreation outside, we also encourage careful planning and prudence.  The safety of the pub...

FWP licensing call center extending hours

News from FWP  MONTANA – Hunters and anglers who are purchasing licenses online and have questions for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks can take advantage of extended hours at the licensing call center now through April 1. The call center will be fielding calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday...

Scientific curiosity encouraged during family night Scientific curiosity encouraged during family night

RONAN – Ronan students and their families explored the mysteries of the world during Family Science Night at the K. William Harvey Elementary on Thursday evening. “This event gives families an opportunity to come out, be part of the school community and get involved with their students,”...

Changes to boating access finalized

FLATHEAD LAKE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is not renewing its lease with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation for the Elmo Fishing Access Site on Flathead Lake. Instead, FWP is focusing its recreation management efforts on the Big Arm Unit of Flathead Lake State Park, w...

Watercraft Inspections Resume in Northwest Montana

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — Watercraft inspection stations are reopening across northwest Montana, starting with early-season operations in Kalispell and Ravalli. In an effort to protect Montana’s waters from harmful aquatic invasive species, Montana Fish, Wildl...

2020 hunting regulations available

News from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Deer, elk, antelope, black bear, and moose, sheep, and goat hunting regulations are available online. The regulations were finalized by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Feb. 13. Printed copies will be available at all license providers and FWP offices in a...

Briefs for March 4, 2020

Warm meal served at Soup’s On     POLSON — Polson Community Church will serve lunch on March 12 at Journey Be Christian Church, 101 Seventh Ave. W, at the SW corner of First St. W. The church’s phone number is 406-883-6160. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will con...

Montana’s elk hunting traditions worth preserving

For decades Montana has been the envy of hunters who pursue elk. Our state has healthy elk herds because of our incredible habitat on public and private lands. We enjoy the longest season in the West – with a six week archery season and a five week rifle season. No other state comes even close.  ...

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