Public tells FWP to increase mountain-lion harvests May 31, 2012 Montana

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Public tells FWP to increase mountain-lion harvests May 31, 2012 Montana, Helena Independent Record
... in the Blackfoot and Bitterroot areas, they've seen a significant drop in elk and deer numbers due in part to wolves moving into the area, but also to an uptick in the mountain lion and grizzly bear populations... Of about 115 comments ... 91 were in favor of increasing the number of mountain lions — in particular females — that can be taken as part of a population control effort. Only two people advocated decreasing the quotas ... 


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