High School Student Wanted for Citizen Fisheries Panel
By Jackalope Jordan

Posted: May 22, 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking a current high school student to fill a two-year term on the Future Fisheries Citizen Review Panel.

FWP’s Future Fisheries Improvement Program grants approximately $650,000 annually for projects to improve and restore Montana’s wild fish habitats. The 14-member Citizen Review Panel meets twice a year to review proposals and recommend projects to the Fish & Wildlife Commission for funding.

Review panel members are appointed by the Governor, or his representative, and must represent a variety of interests including: conservation districts; commercial agriculture; irrigated agriculture; silviculture; fisheries restoration; Montana anglers; members of the Montana House of Representatives and Senate; high school students; mining reclamation; fisheries; and one ex-officio member from the Montana Department of Transportation.

The commitment includes bi-annual proposal review and meeting attendance in mid-June and mid-December. This is a volunteer position but travel and per diem is provided. For more information, contact Michelle McGree, 444-2432; mmcgree@mt.gov or visit the website http://svc.mt.gov/gov/boards/ and use the dropdown for the Future Fisheries Review Panel. Applications are located at http://svc.mt.gov/gov/boards/apply.aspx and the position is open until filled.

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