The State of Montana is seeking public input on the following draft document prepared jointly by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Natural Resource Damage Program.

This plan identifies priority areas in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin to focus fish habitat protection and enhancement efforts. It will be used to guide future expenditures of natural resource damage settlement funds.

A 30-day public comment period is being held on this draft document from January 16, 2018 through February 14, 2018. These documents will also be the subject of informational meetings to be held at the following locations:

  • Wednesday January 17, 2018 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Deer Lodge Elks Club
  • Friday January 26, 2018 11:00 to 1:00 pm at Friday, January 26, 2018, DNRC Building, 1539 11th Ave., Helena, MT, Room 110 “Montana Room”

Written comments on the documents can be sent to the Natural Resource Damage Program, P.O. Box 201425, Helena, MT 59620-1425, faxed to 444-0236, or e-mailed to [email protected].

The deadline for comments is February 14, 2018.