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1700 Rankin St
Missoula, MT 59808
www.animeals.com

Karyn Moltzen
406-721-4710
info@animeals.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

AniMeals’s mission is to save the hungry, the helpless, the lost and little ones just struggling to survive; to house and feed as many animals as possible; to ease the suffering of the weak and unloved; to build a no-kill community and realize the achievement of a no-kill nation.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 614
Absarokee, MT 59001
www.bchmt.org

Sally Carter
406-839-7839
charles_sally@tctwest.net

$25 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$25 Renewal Donation

Our purpose is to: perpetuate the common-sense use and enjoyment of horses in America’s back country; work to ensure that public lands remain open to recreational stock; assist agencies that manage public lands; and educate and solicit participation in the wise use of back country by horsemen and the public.

Wildlife and Other Animals

262 Fairgrounds Rd
P.O. Box 57
Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-5311
www.bitterroothumane.org

Kathy Good
406-363-5311
woof@bitterroothumane.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

This plate benefits the direct care of homeless animals, veterinary care, spay/neuter programs, public education, and abuse cases at Bitter Root Association’s animal shelter.

Wildlife and Other Animals

259 W Front St Ste B
Missoula, MT 59802
www.defenders.org

Erin Edge
406-728-8800
EEdge@defenders.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Our mission is to protect species and the habitats upon which they depend. In doing so, we focus on preserving the health of our nation’s rich biological heritage (biodiversity).

Wildlife and Other Animals

2 Vigilante Trail
Reed Point, MT 59069
406-780-0523
http://www.ducks.org/montana

Barry Allen
406-780-0523
ballen@ducks.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Funds from plate sales help Ducks Unlimited conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 996
West Yellowstone, MT 59758
www.grizzlydiscoveryctr.org

Peggy Bucholz
406-646-7001
info@grizzlydiscoveryctr.com

$25 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$25 Renewal Donation

All proceeds collected from plate sales go directly to the care and maintenance of the animals, educational programs, and Center improvements. The GWDC is dedicated to providing Yellowstone-area visitors to the unique opportunity to learn about, view, and ultimately appreciate the grizzly bear and gray wolf.

Wildlife and Other Animals

1549 East Cameron Bridge Rd
Bozeman, MT 59718
P.O. Box 11390
Bozeman, MT 59719
406-388-9399
www.heartofthevalleyshelter.org

Amanda Davidson
Amanda@heartofthevalleyshelter.org

$30 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$30 Renewal Donation

The mission of Heart of the Valley is to compassionately shelter the lost and surrendered pets of Gallatin and Madison valleys, and to enhance the lives of people and companion animals through pet adoption and education.

Wildlife and Other Animals

Humane Society of Northwest Montana
100 Adopt a Pet Way
P.O. Box 221
Kalispell MT 59903
406-752-7297
www.humanesocietypets.com

Lori Heatherington. Liaison
PO Box 221
Kalispell MT 59903
406-752-7297
lori@humanesocietypets.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

All proceeds from this plate will help the Humane Society of Northwest Montana provide a caring and safe environment for dogs and cats until they can be united with a forever home.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 1059
Missoula, MT 59806
406-549-3934
http://www.myhswm.org

Lora O’Connor
406-549-3934
director@myhswm.org

$35 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$35 Renewal Donation

Funds from this plate allow us to help 1,300 pets per year and maintain a 98% adoption rate. We also offer programs and services that help people keep their pets in their homes, such as our FREE behavior helpline, low-cost microchipping, and pet food bank.

Wildlife and Other Animals

2112 E Custer Ave
P.O. Box 4455
Helena, MT 59604
406-442-1660
www.mtlchs.org

Kelsee Dalton
406-442-1660
lchsdevelopment@mt.net

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

This plate benefits homeless and abandoned dogs and cats by helping them find their forever homes.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 595
Helena, MT 59624
406-443-3949
www.mtaudubon.org
mtaudubon@mtaudubon.org

Norane Freistadt
406-443-3949
norane@mtaudubon.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

This license plate benefits Montana Audubon, a Montana-based nonprofit organization founded in 1976 and serving its members and nine community-based chapters. License plate funds support our work to promote appreciation, knowledge, and conservation of native birds, other wildlife, and their habitats through public policy, science, and education.

Wildlife and Other Animals

Montana Trout Unlimited Specialty Plates
P.O. Box 7186
Missoula, MT 59807
877-TROUTMT
877-876-8868
www.montanatu.org

Kate Grant
406-543-0054
kate@montanatu.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Montana Trout Unlimited’s mission is to conserve, protect, and restore Montana’s world-class coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.

Wildlife and Other Animals

12990 Highway 200
P.O. Box 10
Simms, MT 59477
www.montanahorsesanctuary.org

Jane Heath
406-264-5300

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

License plate sales help the Sanctuary provide rescue, shelter and rehabilitation to in-crisis Montana horses. Funds are also used to operate the Sanctuary’s ranch and horse facilities.

Wildlife and Other Animals

714 Joslyn St
Helena, MT 59601
406-442-3254
http://www.montanaloons.org

Don Skaar
406-442-3254
tedra@juno.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Please contact the sponsor for information about the organization and how it uses donations from plate sales.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 4061
Bozeman, MT 59772
http://www.montanaraptor.org

Becky Kean
406-585-1211
mrcc960@aol.com

$25 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$25 Renewal Donation

This plate benefits the rehabilitation of raptors injured due mainly to increased human population. The funds generated from a Raptor Center plate support the rehabilitation and release of injured birds of prey as well as education and conservation of eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, northern harriers, osprey and vultures.

Wildlife and Other Animals

Montana Wildlife Federation
5530 North Montana Ave.
P.O. Box 1175
Helena MT 59624
406-458-0227
www.montanawildlife.org
www.montanawildlife.org

Dave Chadwick, Liaison
P.O. Box 1175
Helena MT 59624
406-458-0227
dchadwick@mtwf.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Donations raised by this plate support the Montana Wildlife Federation’s work to protect our state’s abundant fish and wildlife, our natural lands and clean waters, and public access for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 17731
Missoula, MT 59808
406-549-5697
www.montanawsf.org

James Weatherly
406-549-5697
jweatherly@bresnan.net

$30 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$30 Renewal Donation

Plate sales help to enhance and promote the state sheep herd populations and to safeguard against the decline and extinction of the species. Essential projects involving conservation, habitat, management improvement and sheep population and propagation are actively funded by the MWSF.

Wildlife and Other Animals

612 34th Ave NE
Great Falls MT 59404
406-788-4616
www.muledeerfoundation.com

Michael Kuiper, Liaison
612 34th Ave NE
Great Falls MT 59404
406-788-4616
mkuiper@muledeer.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Your donation from this plate supports the Mule Deer Foundation. MDF is dedicated to restore, improve and protect Mule Deer habitat. We promote public education and scientific research and encourage responsible and ethical behavior. We support wildlife management resulting in self-sustaining, healthy and free-ranging huntable deer populations.

Wildlife and Other Animals

P.O. Box 8249
Missoula, MT 59807-8249
5705 Grant Creek Rd
Missoula, MT 59808
406-225-5355
http://www.rmef.org

Kirk Murphy
406-883-1147
kmurphy@rmef.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The funds collected through this license plate program will be used for direct habitat enhancement projects in Montana and for direct mission accomplishment work by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. For every seven license plates purchased, one acre of elk country is conserved or enhanced.

Wildlife and Other Animals

20 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804
http://www.vitalground.org

Mark Brennan
406-549-8650
mbrennan@vitalground.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The Vital Ground Foundation helps preserve the threatened grizzly bear, other animals, plants, and natural communities through the conservation of habitat and wildlife linkage areas. This plate generates funds for the protection of key private lands in northwestern Montana’s river valleys and wild country.

Wildlife and Other Animals

670 Mill Rd
Helena, MT 59601-6940
406-422-5762
http://www.montanawalleyesunlimited.net

Mike Butzlaff
406-422-5762
mbutzlaff1@bresnan.net

$30 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$30 Renewal Donation

This plate generates funds for Walleyes Unlimited of Montana and assists us in our mission to improve, conserve and promote Walleye and other warm water fish in our Montana waters.

Wildlife and Other Animals

PO Box 20920
Billings MT 59102
1735 Monad Road
Billings MT 59104
406-294-7387
www.yvas.org

Gabrielle Rapkoch, Liaison
PO Box 20920
Billings MT 59104
406-294-7387
gabi@yvas.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter receives approximately 3400 companion animals, reptiles, birds, and pocket pets annually. We provide medical treatment and training; transfer companion animals to organizations if needed; and provide medical care and spay/neuter support to needy animals and their owners in our community. These funds will support the animals directly.

Wildlife and Other Animals

615 2nd St E
Red Lodge, MT 59068
406-446-1133
www.YellowstoneWS.com

Michelle “Ellie” Marion
P.O. Box 675
Red Lodge MT 59068
406-446-1133
michelle@yellowstoneWS.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary rescues native Montana animals that are injured or otherwise cannot survive in the wild. These animals act as ambassadors to help teach visitors about the importance of wild animals and wild spaces.

Wildlife and Other Animals

2100 S Shiloh Rd
Billings, MT 59106
406-652-8100
www.zoomontana.org

Jeff Ewelt
406-652-8100 Ext. 212
director@zoomontana.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The proceeds from this plate benefit the advancement of public education and awareness of the need for wildlife conservation and preservation of our natural resources.

Wildlife and Other Animals
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Attorney General's Office & Legal Services Division

The Attorney General’s Office, headed by Attorney General Tim Fox, and the Legal Services Division function as the lawyers for the State of Montana. The attorneys in the Office have expertise in a wide range of legal topics and handle a broad range of legal cases involving the State of Montana and its people.

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Children’s Justice Bureau

The Children’s Justice Bureau is an agency-wide initiative at the Montana Department of Justice dedicated to IMPROVING how we respond to child victims, DEVELOPING state-of-the-art approaches by keeping up with the newest research and, most importantly, HELPING child victims recover and move on with their lives.

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Forensic Science Division & State Crime Lab

The mission of the Montana Forensic Science Division is to use operationally efficient and financially responsible practices as the laboratory provides accurate, objective, and timely forensic analyses to the criminal justice community in order to maximize value to the citizens of Montana.

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Missing Persons Clearinghouse

The Missing Children Act of 1985 established a Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse within the Department of Justice. In March 2008, the department implemented a searchable online database that, for the first time, is updated in real time and includes any photos provided by law enforcement.

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Office of Victim Services

The goal of the Office of Victim Services is to provide tools and information to help crime victims recover from their experience and provide them with a range of services available. The criminal justice system can be confusing and intimidating for victims. To assist them as they go through the justice system, the Office of Victim Service is available to answer any questions they may have.

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Central Services Division

The Montana Department of Justice’s Central Services Division provides financial and human resources support for the department. We make sure that everything works for the people Working for Justice. If you’re interested in a rewarding career helping protect the rights and safety of all Montanans, we invite you to join our team of over 800 dedicated employees working across the state.

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Justice Information Technology Services Division

Our Justice Information Technology Services Division (JITSD) provides vital Information Technology (IT) infrastructure upon which Montanans and local and state law enforcement agencies rely for timely, accurate information. JITSD manages the IT systems, services, and interfaces to support nearly 800 DOJ employees, 325 statewide county motor vehicle system users, and over 3,000 Criminal Justice Information Network (CJIN) users across the state.

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Division of Criminal Investigation

The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at the Montana Department of Justice is involved in many aspects of Montana law enforcement and is integral to the Department of Justice’s mission of promoting public safety.

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Montana Highway Patrol

Montana is rich in natural beauty and history. From Glacier Park in the west to Makoshika Park in the east, the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol are working hard to make your travels safe and enjoyable. The Highway Patrol’s core values are “Service, Integrity and Respect.” These values are reflected in our commitment to public safety through diligent and fair enforcement of our traffic codes.

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Montana Law Enforcement Academy

The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is the premier law enforcement and public safety educational and training institution for state, county, city and tribal officers throughout the state. The Academy offers entry-level programs referred to as Basic Programs and advanced training through an array of Professional Development Programs.

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Public Safety Officer Standards & Training

The Council was formed in 2007 under 2-15-2029, MCA as an independent Quasi-judicial board. And as allowed by statute the Council adopted Administrative Rules in order to implement the provisions of Title 44, chapter 4, part 4, MCA. Per 44-4-403, MCA the Council is required to set employment and training standards for all Public Safety Officers as defined in 44-4-401, MCA and in addition the Council shall provide for the certification or recertification of public safety officers and for the suspension or revocation of certification of public safety officers.

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Motor Vehicle Division

The mission of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is to identify and promote efficient, cost-effective programs that benefit the interests, safety, and well-being of Montana citizens through licensing, registering, and regulating the motoring activities of the public. The MVD continuously strives for excellence in customer service. Streamlining the way we do business has allowed us to improve our efficiency and make our services more convenient for our customers.

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Natural Resource Damage Program

The Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP) was created in 1990 to prepare the state’s lawsuit against the Atlantic Richfield Co. (ARCO) for injuries to the natural resources in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB). Decades of mining and mineral processing operations in and around Butte and Anaconda released substantial quantities of hazardous substances into the Upper Clark Fork River Basin between Butte and Milltown. These hazardous substances extensively degraded the area’s natural resources.

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Office of Consumer Protection

Enforce consumer laws designed to protect the consumer from unfair or deceptive business practices. Enforce statutes relating to telephone solicitation and telemarketing. Provide information to consumers about the Consumer Protection Act. Assist consumers by distributing consumer education materials including scam and consumer alerts. Investigate false, misleading, or deceptive trade practices.

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Gambling Control Division

Through the Gambling Control Division, the Department of Justice regulates all forms of gambling in Montana, except for the Montana Lottery and horse racing. The legislature has charged the division with maintaining a uniform regulatory climate that is fair and free of corrupt influences. The division is also responsible for collecting gambling revenue for state and local governments.

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Human Trafficking

The Montana Department of Justice has a continued commitment to victims of human trafficking. In partnership with federal authorities, our agency plays a key role in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of crimes related to human trafficking in Montana. This form of modern day slavery does happen here in Big Sky Country.

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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Program

Montana’s deadliest drugs aren’t made in secret labs and they don’t always come from dealers on the corner. They’re in our own medicine cabinets. Each year, prescription drug abuse contributes to the deaths of more than 300 Montanans — making prescription drug abuse 15 times more deadly than meth, heroin and cocaine combined. Our kids report the third-highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the country and more than half of them say prescription drugs are easier to get than street drugs.

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Safe in Your Space

When it comes to embracing new technology, kids have rapidly outpaced their parents and teachers. By their early school years, many children are already more comfortable on the Internet than their parents. But just because children are smart enough to know how to navigate the Internet, doesn’t mean they have the experience to make good decisions about some of the possibilities they may face online.

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Montana Sexual or Violent Offender Registry

Created by the Montana Department of Justice in 1989, the Sexual or Violent Offender Registry is a valuable resource for Montanans to protect their families against sexual or violent offenders.

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Montana 24/7 Sobriety Program

Drinking and driving has been a chronic – and deadly — problem on Montana’s roadways for decades. In 2008, Montana was ranked as the deadliest state in the nation when it came to per capita DUI-related traffic fatalities.

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Work for Justice

Everyday at The Montana Department of Justice, our employees are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and rights of the people of our great state. We’re passionate about what we do because it’s more than a job or a career. It’s about who we are as people. If this sounds like you, your unique experiences, knowledge, and values may be just what the Montana Department of Justice is looking for and needs. In return we can offer a culture that promotes fairness and growth opportunities.

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