Montana FWP Commissioners Meeting Scheduled June 9th in Dillon
By Toby Trigger

Posted: June 4, 2016

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting June 9 in Dillon, discussing a variety of proposed quotas and two easements.

The meeting will be held at the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Dillon Unit Office at 840 N. Montana. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Audio of the meeting will be available at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks regional offices. People will also be able to make public comments from regional offices through the audio feed. The meeting will also be streamed live online at

The Commission will take final action on the following items:

  • 2016 Mountain Goat Quotas Outside Biennial Quota Ranges
  • 2016 Mountain Lion Quotas
  • Joiner Coulee Right of Way Easement (Region 6)
  • Pintail Flat Conservation Easement (Region 6)

The Commission will consider approving for public comment the following proposals:

  • Veebaray Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program Grazing System (Region 7)
  • 2016 Mule Deer Quotas Outside the Biennial Quota Ranges

On June 8, the Commission will also take part in a field day around Dillon, touring local wildlife winter range, the Salmon Fly Fishing Access Site and the Poindexter Fishing Access Site. The tour will begin at 11 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m.

Following the tour the public is invited to a pubic open house to meet and discuss issues with the Commission and staff at 6:30 p.m. at the Department of Natural Resources Office.

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 for the Commission work session and meeting, go to the FWP website at; under “Quick Links” click “Commission.”