FWP solicits public input on its plan for managing wolves
The proposal comes as the federal government weighs a petition to restore federal protections for one of the state’s apex predators
Last updated 10/27/2023 at 12:24pm
by Amanda Eggert
Montana Free Press
Montana has a new draft plan to guide its management of wolves, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced late last week. The proposal has implications for a lawsuit over state lawmakers’ attempts to reduce wolf numbers and a petition seeking the restoration of federal protections based on claims that Montana’s laws and regulations jeopardize the animal’s recovery.
The Montana Gray Wolf Conservation and Management Plan drafted by FWP would replace the 20-year-old document that’s guided Montana’s approach to managing wolves since Congres...