Montana Public Radio

Hank Worsech

Former Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Martha Williams was appointed on Wednesday as second-in-command at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the Biden Administration. William’s replacement within Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte’s cabinet was also named today.

Montana Bill Would Make Hunting And Fishing A Constitutional Right
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Kids in Montana can now hunt without taking hunter education classes. State lawmakers passed a new law allowing that this year.

The Apprentice Hunter Program allows kids age 10 to 17 to get some Montana hunting licenses without the education previously required.