Bighorn sheep were netted by helicopter then taken to a staging area for transport.
Wildlife biologist Sonja Smith draws blood for testing from a bighorn sheep.
Game warden Kyle Anderson, left, and wildlife biologist Jay Kolbe release a bighorn sheep with a radio collar.
State wildlife biologists have trapped and transplanted 21 bighorn sheep to the Sheep Creek drainage that flows into the Missouri River south of Great Falls.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks employees release a bighorn ewe in the Pioneer Mountains on Saturday.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 Citizen Advisory Council will hold an open house from 6-9 p.m. on Dec. 17 in Great Falls to meet with state senators and representatives and department staff concerning the upcoming legislative session.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 Citizen Advisory Council will hold an open house on Dec. 18 in Miles City to meet with state senators and representatives and department staff concerning the upcoming legislative session.
A three-year study will begin this summer on Bighorn Reservoir to try to determine the source of high mercury levels in the lake’s fish.
In this photo taken with a smartphone camera on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, a shark, center, jumps out of the water near where several surfers are paddling on their boards at Coffs Harbour, Australia. An expert from James Cook University says it's possibly a spinner shark. AP photo.
This Thanksgiving, as you're gathered around the table about to give thanks — for good health, for loving friends and family members, for our soldiers overseas —consider adding another blessing: for living in a state so rich in wildlife.
Sam Sheppard, warden captain for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Region 3 in Bozeman, has been named the new Region 3 supervisor.
Nearly a year after Montana initiated a method to legalize collection of roadkill, more than 800 permits have been issued.
Montana's Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking comment on changes to rules that govern how outfitters are paid by their clients when conducting commercial use on FWP land.
A controversial plan to move forward with fencing out, hazing and killing elk in the Paradise Valley in an attempt to prevent the wildlife from transmitting disease to cattle was approved by the Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Biologists are making their first use of electroshock in their efforts to save native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park from another voracious species of trout.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has approved a proposal to buy a conservation easement south of Great Falls.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment that proposes to remove illegally stocked bluegill and yellow perch from Carter Ponds near Lewistown.
GREAT FALLS — State wildlife officials say two people have been charged by grizzly bears in the Badger Two-Medicine area southeast of Glacier National Park and they're warning hunters to keep their bear spray handy.
KALISPELL — State wildlife officials are investigating a report that someone shot a male grizzly bear in self-defense.