Montana Department Of Fish
BOZEMAN — With hopes of reducing hunting conflicts by encouraging better behavior, a citizen’s group has taken the first steps toward developing an educational and media campaign to encourage Montana hunters to use good ethics.
Guided by lessons learned during the response to the 2011 oil spill in the Yellowstone River, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are attempting to gather baseline data on the effects of Saturday’s oil spill into the Yellowstone near Glendive.
BUTTE — A grizzly bear and a black bear were killed in two separate incidents Monday in southwestern Montana.
Acting on a tip, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officers searched a home on Canyon Ferry Lake Sept. 18 and reportedly found more than 100 trout in one man’s possession.
A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden was detained by Fort Belknap tribal officers Saturday for 5½ hours and threatened with a citation for criminal trespass and the impoundment of his state vehicle before the heated incident was defused.
MISSOULA — Every year, sportsmen from all over the country make thousands of inquiries to state wildlife biologists on topics ranging from clarifications on hunting regulations to tips on places to go.
Bobcat fur farm looks to move from N.D.
MISSOULA — Crews on Saturday continued to clean up debris from a Montana Rail Link freight train that derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down an embankment and into the Clark Fork River.
HELENA — The state Fish and Wildlife Commission has adopted guidelines for the agency's response to illegal fish introductions into Montana waterways.
KALISPELL — The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing a compromise over motorized access along a three-mile stretch of the Whitefish River.
BOZEMAN — Montana State University and the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks are beginning a six-year study to try to determine why the bighorn sheep population is so low in Montana.
BOZEMAN — Montana wildlife officials plan another attempt to reintroduce wild sheep to parts of the Madison Range and are considering a second reintroduction in the Paradise Valley.
HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is looking for information about three antelope poached near Garrison last week.
Ten entities have offered to take a group of about 135 bison from Yellowstone National Park that went through an experimental program to establish new herds of the animals, Montana state officials said Monday.
GREAT FALLS — Grizzly bears are beginning to wake up in the northern Rocky Mountains.
GREAT FALLS — State officials are considering a plan aimed at stopping the illegal stocking of fish into public waters.
HELENA — Helena city attorneys submitted an agreement in late December that suspends the prosecution of Michael Volesky, deputy director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
BUTTE — A man and teenager attempting to canoe - with a poached deer on board - in the partially frozen waters of the Jefferson River got stuck in an ice jam Sunday afternoon.
MISSOULA — Missoula County sheriff's officers will lead the investigation into who shot and killed a Missoula man’s dog while he was cross-country skiing in the Lee Creek area on Sunday.
KALISPELL - Three grizzly bears have been captured and euthanized in northwestern Montana after causing property damage, and in one case, killing numerous chickens.