Tag Archives: FWP

Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released

By | July 10, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released By about mid-August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website (http://fws.gov/birds) will have the Waterfowl Status Report (based on the May breeding duck surveys) giving the overall duck estimates and estimates by species. Survey results will also be found on… Read More »

Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released

By | July 9, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released By about mid-August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website (http://fws.gov/birds) will have the Waterfowl Status Report (based on the May breeding duck surveys) giving the overall duck estimates and estimates by species. Survey results will also be found on… Read More »

F & W Commission accepting public comment

By | July 9, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: F & W Commission accepting public comment on ARM rule proposals pertaining to two-way communication, kill site verification, and tagging of carcasses At its June 19 meeting, the Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed to adopt an administrative rule pertaining to two-way communication while hunting, an administrative rule pertaining to… Read More »

Montana WILD to host bear awareness training

By | June 26, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana WILD to host bear awareness training Join Sara Sylte, bear education specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Forest Service, on July 18 at Montana WILD to learn how to avoid having a bear encounter and what to do if you do encounter a bear.

Boaters: Remember to “clean, drain, dry” this summer

By | June 21, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Boaters: Remember to “clean, drain, dry” this summer The summer boating season in Montana has begun, and more than 24,000 watercraft have already been inspected at aquatic invasive species inspection stations around the state. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and partner organizations operate more than 30 watercraft inspections stations… Read More »

Three Grizzly Bears Hit By Trains East of Marias Pass

By | June 18, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Three Grizzly Bears Hit By Trains East of Marias Pass Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks maintains a population monitoring program and follows protocols and management objectives designed to maintain a healthy grizzly bear population in the NCDE. This includes tracking known mortalities, whether bears are killed or removed from… Read More »

Grasshopper sparrow

By | June 16, 2019

title This story is featured in Montana Outdoors May-June 2019 issue Montana’s many grassland passerine (songbird) species are beautiful to see, marvelous to watch, and wondrous to hear. Unfortunately, sometimes they are not considered worth a second glance and often get dismissed as “LBJs” (“little brown jobs”).

Second Deer Suspected of Testing Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Libby

By | June 15, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Second Deer Suspected of Testing Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Libby Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks was notified of the suspect sample on June 14. The sample was tested at the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Confirmation of the sample is expected… Read More »