FWP Director Hank Worsech testified in “light” opposition to the bill, saying the agency has seen a drop from nearly 800 volunteer instructors in 2019 to about 400 today.
Ling are truly the fish of many names, often called burbot but also lingcod, eel pout, mud shark, lawyer and poor man’s lobster.
In a state know for fish and wildlife, the commission is often at the center of some hotly debated management issues.
A number of the comments including several from outfitters requested that HD 313 be changed from special permit to general license, pointing to the herd data and benefits to local business.
The judge noted he was only ruling on the issue of a preliminary injunction that would have restricted hunting and trapping as litigation played out.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks game wardens are seeking information on a deer killed illegally at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park.
Dave Loewen, who was placed on administrative leave from FWP in July, will retire on Nov. 22.
State ownership will also provide access to tens of thousands of acres of federal public lands.
During a recent Land Board meeting Governor Greg Gianforte expresses his support for the purchase of a new wildlife management area in Snowy M…
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen addresses other Land Board members during a meeting on Oct. 17 in which members voted to buy new wildl…
The bear was shot by the hunter and later killed by authorities.
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In 2021, more than 1,300 landowners enrolled about 7 million acres in Block Management with payments totaling more than $7.6 million.
As an advisory group, the body does not have the power to enact policy — that lies with Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission and the Legislature.
Members of the public were limited to one minute each, as nearly 100 commenters spent more than two hours advocating their stance on wolves.
The inmate-run work program began raising pheasants for FWP to release as part of its hunter recruitment program.
A new acting chief assumed the role on Monday.
The lawsuit alleges a quorum of the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission conducted illegal meetings via email before considering controversial regulations.
The protocol is being implemented about a year after Gov. Greg Gianforte ordered Fish, Wildlife & Parks to decline making a call on two rivers, citing concerns on the process.
The 14 recommendations from the Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group will now undergo legal and fiscal analysis before going out to the public for comment.
The banding station at Spring Meadow is unique, allowing the public to observe the work and assist with the release of birds.