ID. Dept. of Fish and Game celebrated 75 years with chili dinner

LEWISTON, ID - The Idaho Department of Fish & Game celebrated 75 years of service with cake, chili, and a big agenda at their monthly meeting.

It was a packed house of wildlife officials Monday night. the Craig Mountain Elk Monitoring Project, and habitat concerns made up a majority of the conversation between the public and fish and game leaders.

"We're spraying for noxious weeds every year, it's a huge program on the mountain," said ID. Dept. of Fish and Game employee Justin Barrett. "Like I said it's not just star thistle, we have dalmatian toe flaxal, knap weed, and you name it."

Topics ranged from elk and reservoir restoration to hunting and wildlife concerns. Idaho Department of Fish and Game generally holds one meeting a month to keep the public informed about projects in the region