Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks inspector Jeremy Greenfield checks out a boat while working at the check station on Interstate 90 east of Billings near Fly Creek in 2012.
Three open houses will be held later this month to examine a draft of an updated long-term conservation and management plan for grizzly bears in southwestern Montana.
SOMERS — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has proposed purchasing 189 acres of farmland and wetlands along the north shore of Flathead Lake and incorporating it into its wildlife-management-area program.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Jeff Hagener is scheduled to meet Tuesday with the Region 5 Citizen Advisory Council in Billings.
Hunters can buy over-the-counter antelope licenses and surplus licenses for deer B, elk B and antelope beginning Monday, but in some areas very few licenses are available so they're expected to go fast.
There's no wait for nonresidents still hoping to purchase a license to hunt deer and elk in Montana this fall.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on fishing contests proposed for the winter season of 2013-14.
Jeremy Greenfield fills out a form noting what areas were inspected and what was found.
A sign near the rest area east of Fly Creek Road on Interstate 90 tells owners of watercraft to stop for a mandatory inspection.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks inspector Nate Arthun, of Billings, talks with boat owner Doug Bell after he stopped at the inspection area on Interstate 90.
KALISPELL - Montana wildlife officials say they have captured a young male grizzly bear in a residential area north of Columbia Falls in northwestern Montana.
Fish captured in the Yellowstone River by crews with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks may be showing the effects of the July 1 oil spill.