By angelamontana

Posted: July 6, 2022

KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants to fill volunteer positions on the northwest Montana (FWP Region 1) Citizen Advisory Committee.

The CAC is a general advisory committee that provides input and feedback to FWP on diverse issues, from wildlife and fisheries management to access, state parks, outdoor recreation, and law enforcement. The committee is designed to have a membership that represents a variety of northwest Montana communities and natural resource interests.

FWP welcomes applications from anyone with an interest in natural resource issues and outdoor recreation. Applicants must live in FWP Region 1, which includes Flathead, Lake, Sanders, and Lincoln counties.

To apply, download an application online at https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/commission-councils-committees/region-1-citizen-advisory-council, or contact (406) 751-4564 or email Dillon.Tabish@mt.gov. Completed applicated must be received by Friday, July 22, 2022.

The function of the CAC is to:

  • Provide a forum for ongoing, two-way communication
  • Help FWP identify emerging issues
  • Provide advice and perspective on resource and management topics
  • Assist FWP with creating ideas on regional and statewide issues

The panel of volunteers typically meets five to six evenings per year in Kalispell. Members serve two-year terms and can reapply when their terms expire. Meals and travel expenses are provided.

Each FWP region has a CAC. Learn more at https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/commission-councils-committees.

For more information, contact Dillon Tabish at (406) 751-4564 or email Dillon.Tabish@mt.gov.

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