FWP Solicits Comments On Plans For Commission Meeting
Have an opinion on the plan to remove lake trout from Swan Lake? Or relocating sage grouse to Alberta? Maybe black bear regulations? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is soliciting public comment on those items and others that will be before the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Feb. 16.
The following items are open for public comment through Jan. 23, FWP said: A proposal to remove lake trout from Swan Lake Grant funding for the Future Fisheries Improvement Program winter cycle Black bear regulations for the 2024 season Upland game bird regulations for the 2024 season Proposal to translocate some sage grouse to Alberta Final adoption of administrative rule changes for the Block Management Program Final adoption of administrative rule changes for the Elk Hunting Access agreements Information on all these items can be found at https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/ commission/february- 2024-meeting. People who would like to comment can do so at the same link.
Once public comment is received, individual commissioners may offer amendments to the FWP proposals, the agency said. These amendments will be posted online and open for public comment. The commission will consider the amendments at the February meeting.