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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Press Releases

395 Press Releases
  • Published on December 21, 2020 - 15:09 GMT

    Female Mountain Lion Hunting Closed In HD's 313 & 316

    Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings Mon Dec 21 08:04:08 MST 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 21, 2020 FEMALE MOUNTAIN LION HUNTING CLOSED IN HD’S 313 & 316             The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    Medicine Rocks State Park is designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary

    Recreation News Friday, December 18, 2020 Park becomes second in Montana with Dark Sky designation   EKALAKA –The International Dark-Sky Association has officially designated Medicine Rocks State Park as a certified International Dark Sky Sanctuary. …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    Smith River permit applications available January 4, 2021

    Recreation News Friday, December 18, 2020 HELENA – Montana State Parks announced today that 2021 float permit applications for Smith River State Park will be available Monday, Jan. 4, through Monday, Feb. 15. The permit drawing will be held on Tuesday, Feb …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    Fish and Wildlife Commission to hold public hearing on proposed adoption of a rule limiting Tepee Lake to manually operated ...

    Commission Friday, December 18, 2020 HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing via Zoom on Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. to consider the proposed adoption and amendment of a rule pertaining to limiting Tepee Lake to manually operated …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    FWP WHIP council to meet January 8

    Councils & Committees News Friday, December 18, 2020 The Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program (WHIP) advisory council will conduct a Zoom meeting on Friday, Jan. 8, starting at 9 a.m. WHIP was established during the 2017 Legislature to set …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    Community pond grant money available

    Fishing Friday, December 18, 2020 HELENA – Groups or individuals interested in constructing or improving a community fishing pond have until Feb. 1 to apply for a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Community Pond Program grant. The objective of the …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 22:29 GMT

    Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet December 22

    Commission Friday, December 18, 2020 The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Dec. 22 from 9 to 10 p.m. via Zoom. The only item on the agenda is to approve meeting minutes from the previous meetings. There will be no other subject matter. -fwp-

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  • Published on December 17, 2020 - 23:22 GMT

    FWP to launch new website

    Fish & Wildlife Thu Dec 17 15:43:37 MST 2020 FWP to launch new website Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is launching a new website that will improve customer service, make it easier to use, and to provide a more mobile-friendly experience. The …

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  • Published on December 17, 2020 - 18:59 GMT

    FWP proposes purchase of Yellowstone River Islands for fishing access site

    Fishing - Region 5 Thursday, December 17, 2020 Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing that it buy two islands in the Yellowstone River east of Reed Point for a fishing access site and to fulfill a need for woody debris and wildlife habitat removed …

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  • Published on December 17, 2020 - 18:59 GMT

    Swift fox season to close in Trapping District 6

    Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings Thursday, December 17, 2020 The season for taking swift fox in a portion of Trapping District 6 in northeastern Montana will close at midnight on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. The district …

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  • Published on December 17, 2020 - 18:59 GMT

    Female mountain lion hunting to close in HD's 390 & 391

    Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings Thursday, December 17, 2020           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2020 Female mountain lion hunting to close in HD’s 390 & 391 The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern …

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  • Published on December 15, 2020 - 19:10 GMT

    Female Mountain Lion Hunting to Close in District 315

    Hunting District Restrictions, Closures & Reopenings Tuesday, December 15, 2020   The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting district 315, which includes portions of Meagher, Park and Sweet Grass counties, will close at one- …

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  • Published on December 14, 2020 - 23:40 GMT

    Fish and Wildlife Commission approves CWD management hunt in several Region 3 hunting districts

    CWD Monday, December 14, 2020 Whitetailed Deer CWD Hunt Area Map White-tailed deer harvest in these districts to be extended from Dec. 15 through Feb. 15 BOZEMAN – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission last week unanimously approved a chronic wasting …

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  • Published on December 14, 2020 - 19:14 GMT

    FWP looks to developing management plan, builds on work by GBAC

    Fish & Wildlife Mon Dec 14 11:12:49 MST 2020 For Immediate Release: December 14, 2020 FWP looks to developing management plan, builds on work by GBAC HELENA – Managing Montana’s population of grizzly bears is front and center for Montana Fish, Wildlife …

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  • Published on December 14, 2020 - 19:14 GMT

    Survey Results: Montanans' views on grizzly bears

    Fish & Wildlife Mon Dec 14 11:14:09 MST 2020 Survey Results: Montanans’ views on grizzly bears Support for grizzly bears’ presence in Montana strong amidst expanding population HELENA — A new survey of Montanans shows positive attitudes toward grizzly …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 23:13 GMT

    FWP’s online licensing system to have new look in December

    Hunting - Region 7 Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Functionality to remain the same Hunters, recreators, and anglers who purchase licenses online will notice a new look to the sales system starting on Dec. 9. This change is targeted at improving customer …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 23:13 GMT

    What was up with all those ‘velvet’ mule deer bucks this year?

    Hunting - Region 6 Wednesday, December 09, 2020 The reason may be due to a widespread EHD outbreak last summer   GLASGOW – Hunters across northcentral and northeast Montana reported seeing a large number of mule deer bucks in velvet this general hunting …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 23:13 GMT

    FWP completes 1st phase of conifer removal project on Mt. Haggin WMA

    Fish & Wildlife - Region 2 Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Treatment includes more than 800 acres of winter and summer range for elk  ANACONDA – The first phase of a conifer removal project on Mt. Haggin Wildlife Management Area was completed this fall, …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 23:13 GMT

    FWP enhances riparian habitat along French Creek

    Fish & Wildlife - Region 2 Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Project will benefit wildlife and prepare for native fish restoration  ANACONDA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff in southwest Montana recently completed habitat restoration work on a …

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  • Published on December 9, 2020 - 23:13 GMT

    Deadline for pheasant release applications is January 15

    Fish & Wildlife Wednesday, December 09, 2020 HELENA – It’s not too soon to submit your application for the 2021 pheasant release through the state Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program. Landowners interested in releasing pen-reared ring-necked pheasants …

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