Department Of Fish Wildlife And Parks
State and federal officials are investigating a woman's report that she and her dogs were attacked by a black bear as they ran on Forest Service land in Montana.
Creating a twisting, 3-mile-long channel around Intake Diversion Dam on the lower Yellowstone River to allow endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish to swim around the dam would cost an estimated $58.9 million and the moving of more than a million cubic yards of dirt and gravel whil…
State officials could start efforts to control an invasive snail near Belt in May.
It’s a good thing that Joe Perry is bald — otherwise he might have pulled all his hair out by now.
Landowners have until March 15 to submit applications to Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks for enrollment in a new program that may qualify them for up to $2,000 in annual tax credits.
Montana's fish and wildlife commissioners recently adopted a number of new regulations that will be in effect for the next two hunting seasons.
Pouring rain on the last day of the 2013 hunting season didn't keep the determined from filling their freezers this year.
State and federal agencies that manage bison in and around Yellowstone National Park are poised to remedy a sorry situation that has heaped national disgrace on Montana. I’m speaking of the sometimes brutal hazing of bison back into the park by helicopters, four-wheelers and horses under a p…
Fifty-eight years after it was set aside as a neighborhood park, a square parcel of land on Monad Road is still a six-acre field of weeds.
CHINOOK — A Kalispell man has been ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution for possessing the head and antlers of a trophy elk that was illegally killed in the Bears Paw Mountains south of Chinook.
Over the past century, Montanans have done an extraordinary job of restoring the state’s magnificent wildlife — bringing back populations of elk, antelope, bighorns and other wildlife.
HELENA — Most people don't consider porcupines to be cute and cuddly, but Sasha is out to change that.
HELENA — A proposal to expand the state's wolf hunt is being fast-tracked through the Legislature and shortly will be sent to the governor's desk for his signature.
The icy January stream flowing quietly past snow-white banks gives no hint of the emergency that roiled the Yellowstone River on July 1, 2011. Unprecedented flooding that spring raised the river level repeatedly and scoured away the protective layer of soil covering ExxonMobil’s Silvertip pi…
When Lewis and Clark found the part of Montana now known as the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, they were overwhelmed by the abundance of wildlife, especially bison. Capt. Lewis vowed in his journal to speak no more of the incredible numbers for fear no one would believe him. Se…
An extra $51,000 will fund federal wolf collaring and killing in Montana, thanks to a contribution by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
A new federal initiative aims to help rural landowners assist rare species such as the sage grouse before they land on the endangered species list.
As the Montana State Parks system nears its 70th anniversary in 2014, lawmakers and Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff are wrestling with how the system should be organized and where it should be housed.