HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – The Montana Department of Livestock is working in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in administering the voluntary fund for wolf mitigation, which was created through the passage of HB 291 in the 2019 legislative session. A press release says that donations to the account started being accepted on July 1st.
The new law facilitate donations of $1 and higher and donations can be made by selecting the Wolf Mitigation donation option under the Conservation heading on FWP’s Online License Service Website or in person at any FWP license provider.
Contribution collected will be placed in a special revenue account administered by the Montana Department of Livestock to fund a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Service for wolf management to include flight time, collaring and lethal control of wolves.