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IDAHO - Nez Perce-Clearwater Forest Plan Revision Collaborative Meeting Scheduled

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:17

The Forest Plan revision collaborative meeting postponed because of the Johnson Bar fire has been rescheduled to October 18, 2014.  This meeting will include a brief overview of forest planning and the proposed action, how to comment on the proposed action, and a question and answer session with interdisciplinary team members. Forest Plan Revision Collaborative Meeting - When: Saturday October 18th, 8:30 am to 2 pm.

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NORTH CAROLINA - Forest Service Announces Next Round of Plan Revision Meetings

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:02

The National Forests in North Carolina has announced the schedule for the next round of meetings held as part of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan revision. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. Each of the six meetings will be held from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Every meeting will have the same agenda and present the same information, and provide opportunity for public review and comment.

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Comments Sought On Proposed Whitetail Prairie EA

Montana FWP - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 15:42
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment on a proposal to purchase 2,840 acres adjoining Beartooth Wildlife Management Area from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Recreation Groups Settle Illegal Wilderness Lawsuit

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:48
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BOISE, ID (October 6, 2014)--A newly-filed settlement agreement would withdraw restrictions on motorized and mechanized access to "Recommended Wilderness" Areas (RWA) in Idaho's Clearwater National Forest. The settlement comes in a lawsuit filed in 2012 by the Idaho State Snowmobile Association and the BlueRibbon Coalition, which alleged that the Northern Region of the Forest Service (FS) created an internal "recommended wilderness policy" that illegally limited management options.

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Hunters Reminded To Have Horses Inspected

Montana FWP - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:30
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Montana Department of Livestock remind hunters that horses are required to have a brand inspection before crossing county lines.

All Black Bear Hunting To Close In Bear Management Unit 510

Montana FWP - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:22
The hunting of all black bears in Bear Management Unit 510, in portions of Bighorn, Carbon and Yellowstone Counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.

Bison meeting set for October 9th in Great Falls

Citizens for Balanced Use - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:55
If you weren’t already on the list to receive this notification from the Montana Community Preservation Alliance, we wanted to pass it along and make sure CBU members, who can attend, are aware and make this meeting in Great Falls on October 9th. Hi All,     Attached is the Agenda for the Bison Panel meeting in Great Falls on […]

FWP Ends I-90 Wolf Investigation

Montana FWP - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:07
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks ended its investigation today into a Facebook posting from Missoula resident Toby Bridges, where he claimed to have killed a wolf and injured another with his vehicle on Interstate 90 just east of the Idaho border. After having the Mineral County Attorney’s office review the investigation, FWP will not be filing any charges in this case.

Wardens Looking for Tips on Haugan Deer Poaching

Montana FWP - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:06
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks game wardens are looking for tips on a deer poaching that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 29 in Haugan behind the 50,000 Silver Dollar Gas Station.

FWP To Host Bison Discussion In Great Falls October 9

Montana FWP - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:35
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host another discussion in Great Falls, Oct. 9, on issues related to bison conservation and management for Montana.

FWP To Host Bison Discussion In Great Falls October 9

Montana FWP - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:35
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host another discussion in Great Falls, Oct. 9, on issues related to bison conservation and management for Montana.

Hays Man Pleads Guilty on Two Counts in Missouri River Breaks Elk Case

Montana FWP - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:58
A Hays man has been convicted on two misdemeanor criminal counts in connection with the illegal killing of two elk in southeastern Blaine County last year.

Whitetail Deer illegally killed near Kremlin

Montana FWP - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:52
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Wardens are seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding a whitetail deer doe that was killed approximately 2 miles north of Kremlin.

FWP Seeks Comment On Relocation Of Quarantine-Study Bison

Montana FWP - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment proposing the relocation of 145 brucellosis-free bison to create or augment existing wild bison herds.

FWP Seeks Comment On Relocation Of Quarantine-Study Bison

Montana FWP - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment proposing the relocation of 145 brucellosis-free bison to create or augment existing wild bison herds.

North American XJ Association Clean-Up Shows How It's Done

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:42

Take a look at what the North American XJ Association has been up to! Clean-ups and trail maintenance like this not only help the image of OHVers, but also keep our trails clean for future generations.

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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.
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