A disease-free herd of Yellowstone National Park bison that was originally envisioned to populate state or tribal lands to return the animals to the Great Plains will soon find a new home.
MISSOULA — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has extended the comment period for the proposed 2013-14 gray wolf season until Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Two bills that would give counties more control over big-game populations are being opposed by sporting groups and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
For the third time since restrictions on archery elk permits were enacted in northeastern Montana in 2008, a bill has been introduced in the Legislature to reverse the controversial action of the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.
Houndsmen turned out in force Tuesday to oppose a bill that would allow trapping of mountain lions and support one that would allow the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission to authorize hunting black bears with hounds.
HELENA — State lawmakers should reject a bill allowing bowhunters to use lighted nocks on their arrows because it violates the “primitive nature” of the sport, spokesmen for bowhunting and other hunting groups said Tuesday.
The Montana Board of Regents has agreed to pay $2 million for the rights to archaeological and paleontological artifacts on the Milk River Ranch, bringing the total to $7.7 million in public funding being paid to brothers David and Verges Aageson for their 4,505-acre parcel about 45 miles no…
HELENA -- Montana’s Land Board on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of the 4,505-acre Milk River Ranch for $5.7 million.
The Big Lake Wildlife Management Area is about to get bigger.
In the past 30 years, the population of Shiras moose in northwestern Wyoming has declined, in some places precipitously.
A decision on a plan to relocate up to 160 Yellowstone National Park bison onto state and tribal lands has been postponed after ranchers raised objections, wildlife officials said Wednesday.
State wildlife officials want to extend Montana's wolf hunting season to give hunters enough time to fill a 220-wolf quota that is intended to sharply reduce the predator's population.
Some former Montanans who returned to the state to hunt with relatives over the past two years have funded the purchase of an easement along a road to the Haymaker Wildlife Management Area, northwest of Harlowton.
Twelve of 100 cow elk captured in early February in the Ruby Valley have tested positive for exposure to brucellosis in an initial screening.
MISSOULA — If we care about keeping grizzly bears alive, perhaps we should worry less about how they die.
Is the rise in brucellosis among elk related to their increasing concentration on private lands as they avoid hunters and predators?
Montana's 2010 general big game hunting seasons closed Sunday and will not be extended, state wildlife officials confirmed.
MISSOULA — Montana will continue to seek approval to halve the number of wolves in the west fork of the Bitterroot, but it probably won't happen this year.
HELENA — The state Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission will ask the federal government for a permit that would allow a limited wolf hunt in southwestern Montana because of the threat to the elk population there.