Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting on June 24th

HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday June 24th via Zoom.

The commission will make final decisions on the following:

  • Madison River recreation committee appointees
  • Extending implementation date of Madison commercial use cap
  • 2021 fish removal projects
  • Buffalo Creek fishing regulation change
  • TNC recreational access agreements
  • Avista recreational access agreements
  • Stimson recreational access agreements
  • North Shore WMA farming lease
  • Calf Creek forestry habitat project
  • Administrative rule repeal regarding classification of black bear
  • Chronic wasting disease work plan
  • Nonresident hound handler permits
  • 2021 mountain lion quotas
  • Elk guiding principles and timeline

The commission will hear the following proposals:

  • Kootenai Falls and Bull River WMAs blowdown salvage project
  • Nongame check-off annual work plan
  • Jordan urban wildlife plan
  • 2021 muzzleloader deer and elk season
  • 2021 furbearer season regulations and quotas
  • 2021 wolf season regulations
  • 2021 elk shoulder season
  • 2021 HB 454 agreements

The commission will look at endorsing:

  • Stuart Mill Bay FAS partial sale
  • Brown’s Lake FAS peninsula acquisition
  • 26 Mile MDT FAS lease
  • Montana Rail Link Clark Fork River temporary closure
  • 2021 pheasant translocations – UGBEP and youth pheasant

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; under “Quick Links” click “Commission.”

FWP’s website offers live streamed audio of each Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting.

Details on how to access the meeting will be posted on closer to the meeting date. The meeting will also be audio streamed online at The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m.

Click here to view the agenda.

Courtesy of FWP

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