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Kayaking At Spring Meadow Lake - June 20 & 22

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:29
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is offering kayaking classes for beginners at Spring Meadow Lake State Park on June 20 and June 22 starting at 6:00 p.m.

Kids Nature Photography Class - June 15

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:28
Do you enjoy being out in nature and want to learn how to take better pictures? Montana WILD is hosting a nature photography class for kids ages 7-12.

Youth Citizen Scientist Program - June 14, 16, 21 & 23

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:26
Do you want to learn more about wildlife conservation and make a difference as a citizen scientist?

Family Fishing Event - June 11

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:25
Does your family want to learn more about basic fishing? Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is offering an event to help families learn how to go fishing on Saturday June 11, from 8– 11 a.m.

Montana Owls: After Dinner Program - June 8

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:24
Bring a lawn chair and sit under the evening sky at Montana WILD. Experts from the Montana Wildlife Center will present a program outside about owls, with live owls as part of the program!

Bat Walks - June 3, 10, & 24

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:23
Come and explore the fascinating world of bats at Spring Meadow Lake with Matt Bell on a BAT WALK!

Living With Wildlife - Montana Fox - June 9, 2016

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:21
Come join Laurie Wolf, Education Program Manager at Montana WILD to learn about Montana fox species.

Becoming an Outdoors Woman spring workshops

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:18
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program (BOW) is sponsoring several workshops this spring and summer.

The Young Are Soon Upon Us

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:45
Fast approaching is that time of the year when we are awash in young.

Fort Peck Reservoir walleye spawn egg-take effort a success

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:44
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks annual walleye spawn egg-take on Fort Peck Reservoir was completed in April. With the help of FWP personnel and the many volunteers, the egg collection goals were exceeded. The egg-take effort began in late March, and was completed by April 21.

Breeding bird surveys in Montana - birders needed

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:40
We all know that the Montana birders are increasingly lending their eyes, ears, and expertise to citizen science efforts. From sending sightings to eBird to joining in the Christmas Bird Count, wildlife biologists are greatly adding to their understanding of where birds are and how they are faring over time.

National safe boating week, May 21-27, reminder for boaters to always 'wear it!'

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:30
Wearing a life jacket is the simplest life-saving strategy for safe boating. Boating safety advocates across the U.S. and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear every time boaters are on the water, during National Safe Boating Week, held from May 21-27, 2016.

FWP solicits public comment on several proposals

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:26
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved several items for public comment at its May 12 meeting in Helena, including wolf hunting quotas, hunting access agreements and a grizzly bear hunt framework.

AIS inspection stations open this week - Clean. Drain. Dry

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:25
Keeping aquatic invasive species out of Montana waters will be the focus this summer of inspecting, outreach and education efforts by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

AIS inspection stations open this week - Clean. Drain. Dry

Montana FWP - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:25
Keeping aquatic invasive species out of Montana waters will be the focus this summer of inspecting, outreach and education efforts by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

IDAHO - Sawtooth National Recreation Area Wants Your Input on the Wood River Travel Plan

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:40

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (NRA) is announcing the availability of the proposed action for the Big Wood Travel Management Plan. The purpose of this plan is to bring road and trail use into compliance with the Forest Plan, laws, and regulations; to provide a system of roads and trails for public access and recreational travel; to manage resource impacts that are occurring due to the use of roads and trails; and to rehabilitate non-system routes identified as a problem

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Unexpected rise in river level to result in loss of fish at Great Falls hatchery (with fact sheet)

Montana FWP - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:09
An unplanned electrical disruption at Rainbow Dam near Great Falls last week will result in the loss of more than 500,000 trout from the Giant Springs Fish Hatchery.

CALIFORNIA - Public Invited to Rasor Off-Highway Vehicle Area Tour and Comment

Blue Ribbon Coalition - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 08:32

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Barstow Field Office, has scheduled three tour rides of the Rasor Road Off-Highway Vehicle Area OHV area to identify locations used for riding, camping, as well as to assess use habits and general conditions of the area. The California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan of 1980 mandated a recreation plan to address the intensive OHV activity of the Rasor Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area. Public meetings were held on April 28, May 5, and May 12

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BFGoodrich® Tires 2016 Outstanding Trails Program

United Four Wheel Drive Association - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 04:06
BFGoodrich® Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each, to four qualified and passionate 4×4 clubs in North America. These clubs will use their grants to … Continue reading BFGoodrich® Tires 2016 Outstanding Trails Program →

Don't Forget: Keep Them Wet!

Montana FWP - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 09:58
FWP Highlights Catch and Release Fishing Techniques With general stream fishing season underway on May 21, anglers are reminded to practice proper catch and release techniques for released fish.
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