The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a work session and meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at FWP’s headquarters in Helena.

The work session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and cover the topics of water management, elk research and a preview of the December biennial season setting meeting. No commission action nor public comment will be taken during the work session.

The regular meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. and include the presentation of the proposed chronic wasting disease plan, which would be put out for public comment following the commission review; final approval of a project to transplant sage grouse to Alberta; and a slate of land projects presented for commission endorsement, including: the West Valley Viewing Area conservation easement, Fish Creek wildlife management area fee title acquisition of inholdings, the 1,000-acre Wolf Creek conservation easement near Lewistown, the 11,200-acre Lone Tree conservation easement in the Missouri Breaks, and the Elk Island WMA addition.

For the full agenda and background on the scheduled topics, go to the FWP website at; under “Quick Links” click "Commission” “Meeting Agendas.”

FWP's website offers live streamed audio of each Fish & Wildlife commission meeting. The public can also view a live television feed of the meeting at FWP regional offices.