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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors columnist 

If it were based on Science


January 30, 2019

Among the many bills to be considered during this legislative session is one that would require decisions related to fish and game be based solely on facts and science.

HB 161, sponsored by Brad Tschida (R), Missoula, would not allow the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks or the FWP Commission to “use social science, human dimensions, people’s attitudes, opinions or preferences during the decision-making process related to fish and wildlife.”

That would be different, using science and facts instead of emotion and anecdotal evidence. Tschida must be a bird hunter.

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