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FWP seeking comment on several proposals

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is taking public comment on several items, including furbearer and trapper seasons and quotas, swift fox conservation strategy and the nongame check-off work plan.

Further information on the items is provided below. Additional clarification and materials can be provided by calling the Wildlife Division office at (406) 444-2612 or

Public comments can be submitted by mail or electronically. Comments can be mailed to Fish, Wildlife & Parks, P.O. Box 200701, Helena MT 59620, attention Wildlife Division. Comments can be electronically sent to, or you can click on any of the following links:

• 2018/2019 Furbearer & Trapping Seasons and 2018 Quotas-Proposed

• Swift Fox Conservation Strategy-Proposed

• Nongame Check-off Workplan-Proposed

All proposed items will be accepting public comments until Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 5 p.m. with final adoption at the Aug. 9 Commission Meeting.


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