After a century or two of obscurity, the sage grouse has been getting a lot of attention lately. It’s not just about sage grouse, but where it lives and what it presents: Montana’s healthy sagebrush habitats.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The top biologist at Everglades National Park is leaving to take over the scientific division at Yellowstone National Park.
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The swollen Missouri River that promises to be a prolonged headache for small towns and farmers along its path is likely to be a boon for several protected and endangered species living in or near its basin, biologists say.
An estimated 2,500 to 3,000 pronghorns are stranded south of Fort Peck Reservoir after migrating across the water when it was frozen this winter, according to Ashley Beyer, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 biologist.
Rotary screw traps are being installed by state fisheries biologists on Fletchers Channel of the Madison River and Meadow Creek to survey for juvenile fish descending to Ennis Reservoir this spring.
HAMILTON — Dozens of cow elk and two wolves have been equipped with GPS collars as part of a study that could provide important information on the big-game animal and its interaction with predators.
A public open house to discuss fisheries issues in the far northeastern corner of the state will be held in Plentywood on Jan. 24.
Drew Henry has been appointed the new Plentywood-based area wildlife biologist for the Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Final figures compiled from the Region 6 hunter game check station outside Havre show a higher number of white-tailed deer and mule deer were checked in compared to other recent hunting seasons.
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