FWP seeking input on potential conservation easement for timberland near Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public input on a potential proposal to acquire a conservation easement on approximately 7,274 acres of productive timberland near Marion in Flathead County. The proposed project lands are adjacent to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge. Southern Pine Plantations Montana, LLC, recently purchased…

No one will be permitted to collect antlers until 12 noon May 1, regardless of when the land becomes open to public access.

Shed hunters and other recreationists out on May 1 should be aware of significant changes to the opening time for the collection of shed antlers on public lands. The shed antler collection regulation, which was amended in January, 2020, requires that antler collection on public lands begins at 12 noon on May 1. Even though…

No one will be permitted to collect antlers until 12 noon May 1, regardless of when the land becomes open to public access.

Shed hunters and other recreationists out on May 1 should be aware of significant changes to the opening time for the collection of shed antlers on public lands. The shed antler collection regulation, which was amended in January, 2020, requires that antler collection on public lands begins at 12 noon on May 1. Even though…