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Public meeting on plan to re-introduce bighorns to Little Belts canceled


Last updated 7/21/2020 at 10:29am

Press release

A public meeting scheduled for July 22 in Stanford regarding a proposal to reintroduce bighorn sheep to the Little Belt Mountains has been canceled due to concerns about potential exposure to COVID-19.

The public is still encouraged to submit a comment on the environmental assessment, which can be viewed online at http:// fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices . Public comment will be accepted through Aug. 3.

Historically, bighorn sheep were common in the mountain range, but were extirpated by the early 20th Century. However, the range still contains extensive high-quality habita...

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