May 15, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 20

Governor's Sage Grouse Advisory Council Set to Meet in Helena

A new advisory council appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock to develop measures to conserve Montana's sage grouse populations and sustain related land uses is set to meet in Helena, May 21-23.

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"The council will lead the effort to develop and carry out management options to ensure sage grouse are maintained as an integral part of Montana's wildlife heritage while still allowing other managed uses of the land," said Jeff Hagener, director of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

The group's first meeting is set to begin at 9 a.m. on May 21, and continue through noon on May 23, at the Montana State Capit...

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