FWP seeks comment on proposed fish removal projects
May 26, 2021
HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on several proposed fish removal and restoration projects. A description of each of the projects is available online at fwp.mt.gov. The Fish and Wildlife Commission held a work session May 18 to generally review this topic and their role.
Currently, there are 22 fish removal projects planned for the 2021 field season. Types of projects for this year range from mechanical removals to reduce competition or hybridization risk of native species, piscicide treatments to remove nonnative fish above barriers and reintroduce native...