Endangered Species
Mountain-Prairie Region


The Fish and Wildlife Service is proposed to revise the current critical habitat designation for bull trout, listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, throughout its range in five Pacific Northwest states.

In Montana, approximately 3,094 stream miles and approximately 223,762 acres of lakes or reservoirs are being proposed in Deer Lodge, Flathead, Glacier, Granite, Lake, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Mineral, Missoula, Powell, Ravalli, and Sanders Counties.

More information from the Fish and Wildlife Service - Region 1

Montana Fact Sheet:  What the Proposed Revisions Mean to Montana Landowners and Recreationists

Map of Proposed Critical Habitat - Montana

For detailed information about the bull trout draft recovery plan and proposed critical habitat, the federal register notice, maps, fact sheets and  photos, please visit http://species.fws.gov/bulltrout

Rock Creek Mine Biological Opinion (5/2003) - available (5/14/2003)


More information can be found through the Service's ECOS webpage

Last updated: October 12, 2010