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Our mission is to serve our members and support their efforts to enhance Montana's quality of life by promoting growth, preservation, and development of recreation services, tourism, and parks to benefit the health and well being of our people, our communities, our economy and our environment.

P&R 2021 Final Legislative Report

6/2/2021 Final Legislative Report – Parks & Recreation   The 67th session of the Montana Legislature adjourned April 29.  We delayed this Final Report until final action by the Governor’s office on bills that passed.  I must also admit that I took a two-week vacation after the session to regroup, spend time with family, and enjoy life! Please find below...
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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants for three citizen advisory boards

FWP SEEKS CITIZEN ADVISORY MEMBERS FOR RECREATIONAL GRANT PROGRAMS Source: https://fwp.mt.gov/homepage/news/2021/may/0504-fwp-seeks-citizen-advisory-members-for-recreational-grant-programs May 4, 2021 12:00 AM HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants for three citizen advisory boards: State Trails Advisory Committee, Snowmobile Advisory Committee and the Off-Highway Advisory Committee. FWP advisory boards are tasked with advising FWP on the allocation of grant funds annually for FWP-managed recreation...
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Critical Legislative Update

⚠️ Critical Legislative Update ⚠️ Budget negotiations are underway in Helena this coming week that will determine whether a promising new funding source is invested in Montana's outdoor spaces, or not. In November, Montana voters passed ballot initiative 190 which directed new revenue generated by the sale of recreational marijuana to expand public access, maintain state parks, and protect working...
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How To Work with Legislature in 2021

There is a lot going on in this legislative session already! Keep updated with by visiting our Legislative Updates page under Resources. Below is a message from our advisory board member, Bob Walker about how to get involved. How you can work with Legislature Recently several have requested information about working with our legislature.  Following find information about the primary...
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