LEGISLATIVE SNAPSHOT

Wildlife

Montana’s wildlife data must be current and accurate to make informed Management decisions

Highlights

For more information on animals, plants, and habitats in your area, visit the Natural Heritage Program. Resources include:

  • MapViewer (see below)– interactive maps and reports of animals, plants, land cover, wetlands, and land Management (http://mtnhp.org/mapviewer
  • Montana Field Guides - an encyclopedia of the distribution, status, and biology of Montana’s animals, plants, and habitats (http://fieldguide.mt.gov)

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Recreation Acres

Statewide
Fishing access sitesFishing conservation areasState parksWildlife conservation easementsWildlife protection areasWildlife management areas
MT
21,848
700
41,563
431,048
1,986
457,212
Selected Senate/House Districts
All Senate/House Districts

Species

Native Wildlife Species in Montana and North America

Statewide
Species Group Montana North America % in Montana
Amphibians 13 305 4%
Birds 300 724 41%
Fish 56 1,639 3%
Mammals 107 444 24%
Reptiles 18 334 5%

Montana Natural Heritage Program Species Snapshot

Vist the Montana Natural Heritage Program - Species Snapshot.

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Block Management (Acres)

Statewide
Block management (acres)
MT
7,615,037
Selected Senate/House Districts
All Senate/House Districts

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