FWP seeks applicants for elk management advisory group

As elk populations continue to be a concern across the state, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is convening a citizens advisory group to address the future of elk management. The 12-member group will be tasked with developing new and creative ideas and recommendations and helping build new relationships among stakeholders passionate about elk management in Montana.

FWP is seeking people representing a wide variety of interests to find innovative solutions for management issues including:

  • Populations that are over objective
  • New disease concerns
  • Lack of access on private land
  • Over-crowding on public land
  • Increased participation in outdoor activities

Time Commitment: 10 half-day, virtual meetings from March 22 through July. The group’s recommendations will be presented to the FWP Director’s Office for review and consideration by July 31, 2022.

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022

Applications: https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/elk-management-citizen-advisory-group. Appointments to the advisory group will be made within two weeks of the application deadline. If you have questions, please contact:

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