Proposed land swap in southwest Montana draws early opposition May 6, 2012 Montana

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Proposed land swap in southwest Montana draws early opposition May 6, 2012 Montana, Billings Gazette
... opposition from sporting associations, conservation groups, individuals and county officials, who say Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would be giving up prime elk habitat and getting little in return ... the proposal to turn the entire 17,170 acres owned by FWP at the Robb-Ledford Wildlife Management Area (WMA) over to the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation ... Ron Aasheim, FWP communication and education bureau chief, said ... "We're just vetting the proposal now to see what the public wants," ... 


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