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Block Management Basics: What Are BMA Hunter Responsibilities?

Montana FWP - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:55
MILES CITY, Mont. -- Block Management is a cooperative effort between Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), private landowners and public land management agencies to help landowners manage hunting activities and provide free public hunting access to private and isolated public lands.

As featured in the CBU Quarterly: Enjoying McCarty Creek!

Citizens for Balanced Use - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:37
This article was originally featured in the August 2014 Edition of the CBU Quarterly. You can receive the Quarterly by mail. It’s Free! Enjoying McCarty Creek! An opportunity unexpectedly arose last weekend and my son and I decided to check out the recently opened McCarty creek road.  We had been wanting to explore the area a […]

Hunters: It's Your Responsibility to Know the Rules

Montana FWP - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:39
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters of the importance of reading and understanding current hunting regulations.

Mountain Lion Hunting Will Not Close In HD 309

Montana FWP - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:11
The mountain lion that closed this district was determined to be an illegal take so this hunting district will remain open.

Snowmobilers - Lottery For Yellowstone Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program Ends Friday!

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:52

Just a quick reminder for all you snowmobilers: the public lottery for the Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program for Yellowstone National Park ends this Friday, October 3, 2014. On September 3, 2014, the National Park Service (NPS) announced a public lottery to determine the trip dates for Non-Commercially Guide Leaders wanting to visit Yellowstone this coming winter season (2014-2015). You can read the previous alert below.

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All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 323, 324, 325 & 327

Montana FWP - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:01
The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 323, 324, 325 and 327, which include portions of Madison and Beaverhead counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Mountain Lion Hunting Closed In District 309

Montana FWP - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:55
The hunting of all mountain lions in Montana hunting district 309, which includes portions of Gallatin counties, closed one-half hour after sunset on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

FWP Citizen Advisory Committee Meets on October 1

Montana FWP - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:44
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Citizen Advisory Committee will meet on October 1 (Public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) at the Region One FWP Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. At the meeting, CAC members will pass along advice on issues of concerns, and hear updates from FWP managers. Five new members will be welcomed to the Committee. Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Gary Wolfe of Missoula is scheduled to attend.

Grizzly captured near Red Lodge, relocated

Montana FWP - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:49
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists and an official from the federal USDA Wildlife Services captured a young grizzly bear this week east of Red Lodge, on property where a cow had been killed. The bear was marked, fitted with a radio-transmitter collar and released north of Yellowstone National Park in the Gallatin National Forest.

Block Management Basics: What is Block Management?

Montana FWP - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:16
Block Management is a cooperative effort between Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), private landowners and public land management agencies to help landowners manage hunting activities and provide free public hunting access to private and isolated public lands. In Region 7 alone, there are over 320 cooperators forming 266 Block Management Areas (BMAs) providing over 2.4 million acres of access.

Private Land/Public Wildlife Council To Meet Via Conference Call October 2

Montana FWP - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:17
The Private Land/Public Wildlife Council will meet via conference call on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 8–10 a.m.

Comments Sought On Proposed Pheasant Bend Conservation Easement EA

Montana FWP - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:10
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment on a proposal to purchase a conservation easement on 298 acres near Ulm.

FWP Delays Release of Madison River Recreation Plan

Montana FWP - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:21
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced today it will delay the release of an environmental assessment associated with a draft Madison River Recreation Plan given both funding and staffing uncertainties.

Liaison Team Meetings for FWP Conservation Easements Scheduled for October

Montana FWP - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:37
The public is invited to attend Liaison Team meetings during October between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and landowners for the Kootenai Valleys, Swan Valley, and Thompson and Fisher River conservation easements. Combined easement acreage is approximately 186,500 acres.

Liaison Team Meetings for FWP Conservation Easements Scheduled for October

Montana FWP - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:37
The public is invited to attend Liaison Team meetings during October between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and landowners for the Kootenai Valleys, Swan Valley, and Thompson and Fisher River conservation easements. Combined easement acreage is approximately 186,500 acres.

Online Registration Still Open for Kalispell Hunter Education Course

Montana FWP - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:33
Online registration is still open for the Kalispell Hunter Education Course. Students must register online, and attend the orientation on Friday evening, September 26, any time between the hours of 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. At the orientation, students will pick up pre-course materials and receive further instructions. It will require about 20 minutes for students to go through the orientation.

Mid-Florida Jeep Club's Jeep Beach 2014 Rocks The Records For BRC

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:52
Image:  Contact:  Del Albright, BRC Director of Operations

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (September 24, 2014) -- This year broke all the records for the MidFlorida Jeep Club and their Jeep Beach event - record registrations; record Jeep numbers; record smiles; and record-breaking donations to charities. This year the BlueRibbon Coalition received an incredible donation of $30,000 to help save trails and keep our off-road sports alive, nationwide.
 

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DEL'S CORNER: How YOU Can Help Keep OHV Trails "Out of Jail!"

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:07

Del Albright, Director of Operations for the BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), recently finished a video that answers that burning question that's on the lips of every concerned recreation enthusiast, "What can I do to help protect my access?"

Join Del as he takes a little "JAIL Break" and puts things in perspective for you…

Del's Corner: JAIL-Break

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All Mountain Lion Hunting To Close In HD's 321, 332 & 334

Montana FWP - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:47
The hunting of all mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 321, 332 & 334 which include portions of Beaverhead, Silver Bow, and Deer Lodge counties, will close at one-half hour after sunset on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

OREGON - Willamette National Forest Seeks Input on Long Term Road Management Strategies

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:47

The Willamette National Forest is working on a road investment strategy to help guide future road management decisions, addressing the twin challenges of an aging road system and a limited maintenance budget. In addition, Forest Service roads are important for almost every activity on National Forests. The Forest Service will be hosting two public meetings about Long Term Road Management Strategies. Residents of Sweet Home and the North Santiam Canyon are invited to share their thoughts on for

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