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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Public shut out of wildlife decisions by Legislature, FWP

Montana hunters are being shut out of major decisions on future access to elk. The new approach in Helena, led by Speaker Wylie Galt and Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Hank Worsech, is to spring legislation on us.   Making major wildlife management changes without public input benefits few and hur...

Sharecropper lease open near Kalispell

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Par ks Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is requesting proposals from qualified applicants for an agricultural lease on approximately 100 acres at the Ray Kuhns Wildlife Management Area north of Kalispell. The Ray Kuhns WMA, situated along Farm to Market Road, provid...

Membership sought for Upland Game Bird Advisory Council

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking nominations for individuals interested in serving on a council that monitors activities and makes recommendations for the state’s Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program. Council membership is representative of a...

County residents gather to hear legislative updat County residents gather to hear legislative updat

Five Lake County legislators faced a supportive crowd last Thursday evening during a legislative update at the Ronan Community Center.  The event, which occurred during the mid-session break, drew an estimated 70 people to the center, plus around 25 who tuned in via Zoom. The Northwest Counties Farm ...

Invasive mussels found in aquarium moss balls sold in Montana

News from FWP MONTANA — Invasive zebra mussels found another avenue for potential infestation of Montana waters.  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks was notified Wednesday that zebra mussels were detected in aquarium moss balls sold at a pet store in Washington state. FWP immediately checked...

Watercraft inspections resume as Mack Days begins

News from Montana FWP  MONTANA — With the arrival of warmer weather and the start of Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering watercraft inspections at its office in Kalispell. Inspection stations are the first line of defense to stop the spread of aq...

Briefs for March 10, 2021

FWP reminds recreationists to stay vigilant for avalanche danger News from MT Fish, W ildlife & Parks MONTANA — Avalanche danger is high across Montana, with the addition of new snow and weather systems moving across the state. People recreating outdoors are advised to use caution and stay...

Hunting, fishing regulations posted on website

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — In anticipation of the new license year, which opened March 1, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks posted regulations for dear, elk, antelope as well as moose, sheep and goat online at fwp.mt.gov/hunt. The deadline to apply for deer and elk per...

Feeding wildlife has negative consequences for animals and humans Feeding wildlife has negative consequences for animals and humans

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — With the extreme cold and snow across much of Montana recently, it’s easy to take pity on wildlife and put out some food. “Feeding wildlife is often undertaken with good intentions,” said Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks...

Spring wolf trapping class offered online

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will offer an online wolf trapping certification class on March 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. The class is required for trappers. To register for the class, please visit: fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter and then follow the link “Wolf...


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