Montana Fish Wildlife And Parks Commission
HELENA —The first official tour of the Milk River Ranch by the four Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners has been canceled because they can’t get to the property.
HELENA — Three out of five Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners at next month’s meeting will be new appointees.
HELENA — A plan to close two areas to wolf trapping just north of Yellowstone National Park will be the topic of a special Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission conference call, with commission members trying to "short circuit" a legal challenge to the closure.
HELENA — Montana now has its first-ever statewide fisheries plan.
HELENA — For the second time in a month, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission members heard about efforts to learn more about the extent of brucellosis in elk populations and possible ways to deal with it.
HELENA — Responding to frustration over the inability to reduce the wolf population through last winter’s hunt, Montana wildlife officials gave tentative approval Thursday to loosening some restrictions on hunters and to allowing trapping of the predators for the first time.
HELENA -- Montana's wildlife commission has rejected a proposal to extend this year's wolf hunt in a portion of the Bitterroot Valley.
HAMILTON — Responding to initial findings of an elk predator study in the West Fork of the Bitterroot Valley, state game managers have recommended increasing the harvest of mountain lions there this winter to take pressure off elk calves born in the spring.