Utilizing the truths in trapping, the best available science, ethics & responsible stewardship to achieve trapping reform.

Action Alerts

  • Hearing scheduled before the House Fish & Wildlife Committee 2/7/19 at 3:00 rm 172 Capital, HelenaMontana has no required time frame a trapper must check his/her traps.Only traps set for bobcats in designated lynx protection zones require a 48 hour trap check.
  • Montana 2018 Trapping ProposalsUPDATED with Wildlife Commissioner’s decisions below:UPDATE: Wildlife Commissioner’s hearing Aug 9. FWP Headquarters - 1420 East 6th Avenue - Helena, MT.  The public meeting begins at 830 with the furbearers final decisions scheduled to start around 1:00 after the lunch break.
  • On June 7, 2017, Montana Wildlife Commissioners voted to keep the wolf hunting and trapping proposals, i.e. number trapped/hunted per person, season dates, boundaries, and SB200 (allows landowners to kill wolves that are a potential threat to human safety, livestock, or domestic dogs), as status quo making no changes from 2016. Only three areas, i.e.
  • The Dodo Tells Bear's Story!March 28, 2018 - Sarah V SchweigCat Found In Wolf Trap Gets All The Head Scratches He Wants NowUpdate March 19, 2018
  • Lions, Bears. and Wolves.......Oh My!But where is the science?
  • UPDATE: On August 10, 2017, the Montana Wildlife Commissioners voted in favor of FWP and the trappers.

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Trap Free Montana Public Lands (TFMPL)
PO Box 1347
Hamilton, Montana 59840

Phone: 406-218-1170


Trap Free Montana Public Lands


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