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Guest opinion: Montana's sage grouse worth protecting

Guest opinion: Montana's sage grouse worth protecting

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.

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Everglades biologist leaving for Yellowstone post

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK  — The top biologist at Everglades National Park is leaving to take over the scientific division at Yellowstone National Park.

June 10, 2011 10:00 amLoading…

High Missouri River benefits some protected, endangered species

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.

June 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

2,500 to 3,000 antelope stranded south of Fort Peck Reservoir

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.

May 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Fish traps deployed on Madison River, creek to survey juvenile grayling, trout

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.

May 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Biologists to study elk, wolves via GPS collars

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.

February 20, 2011 3:54 pmLoading…

Fisheries talk Jan. 24 in Plentywood

A public open house to discuss fisheries issues in the far northeastern corner of the state will be held in Plentywood on Jan. 24.

January 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Drew Henry appointed new Plentywood-area wildlife biologist

Drew Henry has been appointed the new Plentywood-based area wildlife biologist for the Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

December 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Region 6 deer harvest up according to check station results

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.

December 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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