KALISPELL, MT — The public is invited to the next meeting of the Governor’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council in Choteau on March 19-20.
The advisory council, made up of 18 citizens from across Montana, will gather at the Stage Stop Inn Conference Center, 1005 Main Ave. N., on both days. The meeting is scheduled to run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19 and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 20. Members of the public will be able to provide input to the council at approximately 4:15 p.m. on March 19.
The public is also encouraged to provide input to council members online at fwp.mt.gov/gbac.
At the upcoming public meeting, the council will continue to build an understanding and awareness of key issues; gain insight into the unique challenges facing grizzly bear conservation and management along the Rocky Mountain Front; build understanding and awareness around landowner and livestock producer compensation programs and the role of hunting; and discuss more emerging ideas from recent meetings.
For more information on the council, including an agenda of the upcoming meeting and information from past meetings, visit www.fwp.mt.gov/gbac.
Marissa Perry, Communications Director, Governor’s Office, (406) 444-4514
Vivaca Crowser, Regional Information and Education Program Manager, FWP, (406) 542-5518
Dillon Tabish, Regional Information and Education Program Manager, FWP, (406) 751-4564