Friday, September 16, 2022

Montana Elk management advisory group recommendations released for comment

HELENA – The suite of recommendations developed by the Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group are available for public review and comment.

The group was organized this past spring by FWP director Hank Worsech to develop recommendations on elk management issues and to improve relationships between stakeholders interested in improving elk management. The group was composed of 12 citizens who represent a broad range of viewpoints and experience.

The group held 10 facilitated, public meetings and grappled with a variety of issues, settling on a list of 15 recommendations for Director Worsech. The recommendations were reviewed by FWP staff to assess implementation. The recommendations were also evaluated for their fiscal impact to FWP.

The staff evaluations, fiscal impact, and full text of the group’s recommendations are available online, where people can also provide comment.