Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission To Meet Feb. 15-16 In Helena

Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet Feb.
16 in Helena at FWP headquarters, 1420 East 6th Ave., beginning at
8:30 a.m.

The FWP Commission will make final decisions on a variety of
2012-2013 hunting season dates, quotas and district boundaries, the
nonresident falcon take and raptor propagation rules.

The FWP Commission will also hear a petition on proposed
restrictions on Upper Thompson Lake and an informational
presentation on the upcoming statewide fisheries management
planning process.

The 2012-2013 hunting season quotas, district boundaries, dates and
related decisions include the:

mountain lion permit increase in HD250,

wolf season extension and management harvest in the Bitterroot
Valley in wolf management unit 250,

bison harvest management,

moose, sheep, goat seasons, quota ranges and hunting district

deer, elk, antelope seasons, quota ranges, hunting district

black bear seasons, quota ranges and hunting district

mountain lion seasons and hunting district boundaries,

bison hunting seasons and hunting district boundaries,

upland game bird hunting seasons, quotas, and hunting district

migratory bird hunting regulations,

game damage quotas, and

2012/2013 final hunting season dates.

The commission will meet Feb. 15 beginning at 2 p.m. to prepare
for the Feb. 16 meeting.

FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with a
disability. Individuals with special needs may request arrangements
by contacting FWP at: 406-444-3186.

For the full agenda and background on the scheduled topics go to
the FWP website at on the home page under the heading
FWP Commission.

The FWP website will also offer live streamed audio of the meeting,
or the public may view a live television feed at FWP regional


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