FWP proposes re-establishing sharp-tailed grouse populations
April 11, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to re-establish self-sustainable sharp-tailed grouse populations west of the Continental Divide.
FWP would achieve this objective through reintroductions of sharp-tailed grouse in core areas with the most suitable habitat including the Blackfoot Valley, the northern Bitterroot Valley and the Drummond Area.
FWP would capture a total of 75-180 grouse each year for five years across Regions 4, 5, 6 and 7. Capture locations would be dispersed in a way that would minimize impact to source populations.
The Western Montana Sharp-tailed Grou...