John Ensign, Region 7 wildlife manager for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in Miles City, and Caleb Bollman, Region 7 fish biologist in Miles City, have received a Governor’s Award for their work with FWP’s ’15 & Forward Planning Team.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Bighorn, Yellowstone, Stillwater and Carbon counties.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission has thrown their support behind federal legislation introduced this summer that would provide a significant boost in funding to fish and wildlife conservation in Montana.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will lift the fishing restrictions on the Jefferson River effective Sunday.
Hunter Education classes will be available in both Colstrip and Glendive this month.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is planning a boat ramp replacement project at West Rosebud Fishing Access Site near Forsyth.
Copper King Fire Update Thursday, September 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.
A large adult male grizzly bear was struck and killed by a semi truck on Highway 83 near Condon in the early morning hours of September 6, 2016. The driver reported the collision to 911 at 6:15 am and FWP Warden Bill Koppen investigated.
Effective Tuesday, September 6 at 10 a.m., campfires and smoking are no longer banned at the Broadus Bridge Fishing Access Site in Powder River County, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Bird hunters may not be aware that they have multiple walk-in hunting areas available to them across the state through Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ “Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters” program. They can hunt game birds and waterfowl on enrolled tracts of CRP and associated quality habitats with no further permission required.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is taking public comment on a proposed rule change that would add the callitrichidae family, which includes marmosets and tamarins, to the list of banned exotic species.
The Madison, Gallatin, and East Gallatin River are now fully open to fishing.
The South Fork Flathead westslope cutthroat trout conservation program will continue this fall with rotenone treatment of Handkerchief Lake. The purpose of this project is to remove nonnative trout and the threat they pose to westslope cutthroat trout in the South Fork Flathead drainage.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Fort Peck Fish Hatchery, located at 277 Montana Highway 117, just north of Fort Peck, MT.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) euthanized a grizzly bear on Thursday, Sept. 1. The bear had a history of accessing unsecured attractants at homes sites and eventually began breaking into structures over the past month, in search of food.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has lifted the closure of the Canyon Creek Wildlife Management Area and Sieben Block Management Area put in place Friday, Sept. 2 due to the Rattlesnake Fire.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks opened two sections of the Yellowstone River Thursday, due to the improvement of environmental conditions that led the FWP to close the river and all of its associated tributaries on Aug. 19.
MILES CITY - The cover photo of the 2016 Block Management Hunting Access Guide has a face that is familiar to many in the Miles City area.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will present a “Birding for Beginners” and “All About Owls” teacher workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Miles Community College from 6-8 p.m.
The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission recently approved almost $250,000 in funding for 10 projects to improve Montana fisheries as part of the Future Fisheries Improvement Program (FFIP).