Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet Feb. 13
By angelamontana

Posted: February 5, 2020

The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission will meet Feb. 13 at FWP Headquarters in Helena. The meeting will be streamed live via video to all FWP regional offices. The meeting will also be audio streamed online at fwp.mt.gov. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m.

The commission will make final decisions on the following topics:

  • Extending Deer Hunting Opportunities to Licensed Hunters Ages 10-15
  • Regulation Change to Allow the Accompanying Adult to Hunt for Commission Approved Species During the Youth Statewide Two-Day Deer Hunt
  • Upper Missouri River Reservoir Advisory Committee (R4)
  • Future Fisheries Improvement Program Winter 2020 Funding Cycle
  • Ennis FAS Temporary Closure (R3)
  • Mallard’s Rest FAS Temporary Closure (R3)
  • Coal Creek Conservation Easement (R7)
  • 2020/2021 Game Damage/Management Season Quota Authorizations
  • 2020/2021 Biennial Quota Ranges
  • 2020/2021 Hunting Season Dates
  • 2020/2021 Turkey-Upland Game Bird Regulations and Quotas
  • 2020/2021 Elk Shoulder Seasons or Alternatives
  • 2020/2021 Elk Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Deer Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Antelope Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Moose Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Sheep Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Goat Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Black Bear Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Bison Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries
  • 2020/2021 Lion Hunting Seasons and HD Boundaries

The commission will hear the following presentations and proposals:

  • Madison River Scoping Update, Informational
  • Woods Ranch WMA Timber Salvage (R1)
  • 2020/2021 Peregrine Take
  • 2020-2021 Wolf Hunting Season, HD Boundaries, Quotas

The commission will also look at endorsing the following:

  • Marias River FAS Acquisition (R4)

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with special needs. To request arrangements, call FWP at 406-444-3186.

For the full agenda and background on the scheduled topics, go to the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov; under “Quick Links” click “Commission.”

FWP’s website offers live streamed audio of each Fish & Wildlife Commission meeting. The public can also view a live television feed of the meeting at FWP regional offices. FWP Headquarters is located at 1420 E. 6th Avenue, Helena.

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