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Bozeman/Livingston AreaTrap Free Trails: Set aside heavily used trails/drainages in the Bozeman area as trap-free.
  • Petitioned attn: Pat Flowers

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Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
attn: Pat Flowers

Bozeman/Livingston AreaTrap Free Trails: Set aside heavily used trails/drainages in the Bozeman area as trap-free.

    1. deborah berglund
    2. Petition by

      deborah berglund

      bozeman, MT

To be submitted to the MT FWP board:

> PROPOSAL FOR TRAPPING CLOSURES IN REGION THREE, HIGH USE RECREATION AREAS
>
>>
>> Sourdough, jointly 'owned' by Forest Service and City, up to Moser Creek, Mystic Lake
>> Hyalite -- entire drainage with networks of trails throughout
>> South Cottonwood
>> Beartrap Canyon at Madison River
>> Brackett Creek
>> Drinking Horse and the "M"
>> Bear Canyon, New World Gulch
>> North Cottonwood in the Bridgers, and canyons north such as Truman Gulch, Corbly Gulch
>> Mill Creek
>> Suce Creek road and trail head east
>> Bear Creek
>> Tom Miner Basin
>> Trails along Hwy 191 south to Big Sky as appropriate

To:
attn: Pat Flowers, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
Set aside heavily used trails/drainages in the Bozeman area as trap-free.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. trap free trails fwp proposal

      deborah berglund
      Petition Organizer

      To look at the proposal, link to

      http://fwp.mt.gov/hunting/publicComments/2013proposedFurbearerQuotas.html

      General directions to the website: mt.fwp Then click on Submit Public comments, then click on Fish and Wildlife, then click on Furbearer Regulation Proposed Changes, then click on Interested Persons Letter.

      Basically: they are proposing 300' setbacks and we would like to see totally trapfree areas.

    2. MTFWP discussing issue of trap free trails next week

      deborah berglund
      Petition Organizer

      Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Comission is meeting next Wed, July 10 in Helena at the MT Wild Education Center, 2668 Broadwater, Helena, MT. The agenda item involving traps on trails is at 1:00 PM. Several of us plan to go, we would encourage more of you to attend. To look at their proposal please go to http://fwp.mt.gov/hunting/publicComments/2013proposedFurbearerQuotas.html
      TO MAKE COMMENT
      For further clarification, you may call the Wildlife Bureau office at 406-444-2612. To submit comments electronically, this letter with the imbedded links below can be found under “Opportunity for Public Comment” on the Hunting home page at the fwp.mt.gov website. Written comments can be sent to: FWP – Wildlife Bureau, Attn: Public Comment, POB 200701, Helena MT 59620-0701.

      NOTE: DEADLINE is JULY 22.

    3. Reached 500 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Terry Deal BOZEMAN, MT
      • 12 months ago

      I walk with my dog on a daily basis. Some of these trails are our frequent paths. The idea of my or any dog being caught in a trap is frightening.

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    • Bundy Phillips BOZEMAN, MT
      • 12 months ago

      need trap-free zones especially around busy trailheads and on/off some busy 'frontcountry' trails, ie Hyalite, Mt Ellis Ln trail, etc

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    • Curtis Vogel BOZEMAN, MT
      • about 1 year ago

      I've got 3 dogs and we hike.

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    • nancy schultz BOZEMAN, MT
      • about 1 year ago

      I recreate in all of these areas and oppose trapping.

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    • Kate Cremer-Vogel BOZEMAN, MT
      • about 1 year ago

      We walk our dogs every day on the trails near Bozeman and we want to feel we and our dogs are safe.

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