Bills are harmful to wildlife and hunting heritage in Montana

We are 53 Montana residents and professional wildlife biologists and managers with a total of 1,696 years of experience in wildlife management and wildlife habitat management. Among us are 18 retired employees of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks with 534 years with the agency and three former Commissioners from the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission.

We strongly oppose the following bills:

HB 224 and HB 225 – Allows neck snaring of wolves and extends the season for wolf trapping – Neck snares set for wolves will result in the capture of many non-target wildlife. The extension of the wolf trapp...

 

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