Notice of Availability — Bird Damage Management in Montana -Environmental Assessment

Wildlife Services (WS), a program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) entitled “Bird Damage Management in Montana.” The EA analyzes the potential environmental impacts of alternatives for WS involvement in bird damage management in Montana. The EA is available for review and comment prior to issuing a decision. The proposed action is to implement an integrated approach using a variety of methods to reduce bird damage to agricultural resources, property, human health and safety, and natural resources. WS is requesting the public to review and provide comments on the EA by May 31, 2024.


Interested parties may view and provide comments on the EA by clicking on the following link:

Or by contacting:

Montana Wildlife Services State Director
USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services
PO Box 1938
Billings, MT  59103

All comments on the EA must be provided on the link above or received to the mailing address by May 31, 2024.

All comments received, including the names and addresses of those who comment, will be part of the public record and will be released for public review as required and allowed by law.  Comments, information, and analyses provided should be as specific as possible and an explanation of why the information is important to the analysis should be included.