Montana Department Of Fish Wildlife And Parks
MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to help the agency better determine the number of wolves in Montana.
BOZEMAN — Montana officials have begun hazing bison back into Yellowstone National Park to make way for livestock.
Montana’s verified wolf population remained stable in 2013 while livestock depredations by wolves continued to decline, dropping about 27 percent from 2012, according to the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Until a couple of months ago, few Montanans had heard of the Durfee Hills.
Recent news about the spotted and the barred owls provides insight for future sage grouse management.
In a wonderland of controversies, bison may be Yellowstone National Park’s most complex management issue.
Through Dec. 20, Montanans can weigh in on proposed rule changes that will give landowners more latitude in killing a wolf that threatens their livestock or their pet — and doing so without a hunting license.
A local game warden captured a 35-pound black bear cub in a garage in the Terra Verde Heights area south of Butte on Friday.
HELENA — Three undercover game wardens are suing Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, saying they should be paid for the entire time they’re on a tour of duty, including when they sleep.
A retired wildlife biologist from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks doesn’t think that agency’s plan to manage the grizzly bear population in southwest Montana is working, nor will an updated plan do any better, so he’s organized a meeting to discuss the issue.
HELENA — Thousands of people have weighed in on a draft plan for further exploration for a copper mine northeast of White Sulphur Springs, near a tributary to the Smith River.
The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks invites hunters, landowners, outfitters, and others to help set hunting seasons for 2014 and 2015.
More Montana docs. The Montana Family Residency Program will add three more doctors to its training program thanks to a $450,000 grant made under the Affordable Care Act. The Montana residency based at RiverStone Health in Billings has been highly successful in preparing new physicians for …
Dollars for driving. Yellowstone County will receive a $250,000 Coal Board grant to pay part of the cost of improving part of 21 Mile Road, which was damaged in the construction and high traffic generated by the Bull Mountain Coal Mine. The grant is less than the $350,000 the county request…
With praise for Montana's 54 state parks, the money they generate for the economy and the historical and recreational heritage they embody, Gov. Steve Bullock signed House Bill 24 on Monday at Pictograph Cave State Park, creating the Montana State Parks and Recreation Board.
Good water years have allowed the brown trout population to soar on the popular Bighorn River in south-central Montana, making last year's roughly the fourth-highest trout count since 1986.
A public hearing on an FWP proposal to buy three conservation easements north of Drummond is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Drummond Community Hall.
BUTTE — The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks plans to expand the range of Arctic grayling in the Upper Big Hole River in western Montana starting this spring.
HELENA — Montana wildlife officials say two white-tailed deer were poached just south of Great Falls.
BUTTE — Three men who police say shot pigeons and other birds in Butte with a pellet gun have been given misdemeanor citations for discharging a gun in the city.