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Environmental Assessments - 10/28/2016

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Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Prairie Dog Management Plan - Comments accepted through Monday, November 21, 2016

(Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks ( is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Prairie Dog Management Plan at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, near Ulm, MT. Comments will be accepted through Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5pm. First Peoples Buffalo Jump is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved bison jumps in North America. Montana State Parks (MSP) proposes to manage the black-tailed prairie population at the park in order to protect cultural, archaeological, and heritage resources at the park. Montana State Parks would seek to retain a healthy prairie dog population where they do not cause a significant adverse impact to heritage resources.

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John Taillie Region 4 Park Manager, Montana State Parks (406) 454-5859

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Monday, November 21, 2016.

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