MAY 24, 2018

Montana: FWP Seeking Future Fisheries High School Student for Citizen Review Panel

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking a current high school student to fill a two-year term on the Future Fisheries Citizen Review Panel.

FWP’s Future Fisheries Improvement Program grants approximately $650,000 annually for projects to improve and restore Montana’s wild fish habitats. The 14-member Citizen Review Panel meets twice a year to review proposals and recommend projects to the Fish & Wildlife Commission for funding.

Review panel members are appointed by the Governor, or his representative, and must represent a variety of interests including: conservation districts; commercial agriculture; irrigated agriculture; silviculture; fisheries restoration; Montana anglers; members of the Montana House of Representatives and Senate; high school students; mining reclamation; fisheries; and one ex-officio member from the Montana Department of Transportation.

The commitment includes bi-annual proposal review and meeting attendance in mid-June and mid-December. This is a volunteer position but travel and per diem is provided. For more information, contact Michelle McGree, 444-2432; or visit the website and use the dropdown for the Future Fisheries Review Panel. Applications are located at and the position is open until filled.