December 29, 2011 Posted by admin in Explore
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Meetings planned in southwest Montana to discuss hunting season proposals

BOZEMAN—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be holding meetings throughout the state in January in order to provide information, answer questions, and gather public opinion about the 2012 – 2013 hunting season proposals adopted by the FWP Commission earlier this month. The public meeting schedule for Region 3 is listed below:

January 3: Bozeman Holiday Inn-Bozeman 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 4: Whitehall Whitehall High School 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 5: Ennis Ennis Fire Hall 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 10: Helena FWP Montana Wild Center 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 11: Butte War Bonnet Inn 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 12: Dillon Search & Rescue Building 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 17: Gardiner Gardiner Community Center 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 17: Lima Lima High School 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 18: Anaconda AOH Hall (with Region 2) 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

January 19: Livingston Best Western Yellowstone Inn 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The proposed regulation changes involve some hunting district boundaries, season dates, permit and license types, quotas and biennial quota ranges. Many 2011 regulation are being re-proposed for 2012 – 2013. All of this information can be found by going to FWP’s website, fwp.mt.gov, and clicking the link “Comment on 2012-2013 Hunting Proposals” on the homepage.

Written comments can be sent to:

FWP – Wildlife Bureau

Attn: Public Comment

POB 200701

Helena, MT 59620-0701

The deadline for public comment is 5 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2012. Final adoption of the regulations will occur at the February 16, 2012 meeting of the FWP Commission in Helena.

-FWP-