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Fire restrictions lifted at Stillwater County fishing access sites

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Stillwater County.

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Mountain lion kittens rescued from fire likely bound for zoo

Mountain lion kittens rescued from fire likely bound for zoo

MISSOULA — The two mountain lion kittens rescued last week from under a burning log northeast of Stevensville are doing well at the state’s wildlife center in Helena.

September 06, 2014 7:49 am Photos

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Hearings set on new wolf stamp

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold hearings on Thursday at several locations on proposed new rules to establish a voluntary wolf management stamp for anyone to make a donation to Montana's wolf management program.

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Hot water closes fishing on 3 rivers

Portions of the Dearborn, Sun and Smith rivers will be closed to fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight beginning Friday to protect trout as warm weather has raised the water temperature.

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Meeting set on fisheries projects for Soda Butte Creek

State and federal agencies along with the Beartooth Alliance have set a meeting for July 31 to discuss fisheries management projects on Soda Butte Creek near the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

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State FWP bans campfires in Yellowstone, Carbon counties

In response to dry, warm weather that could increase the danger of human-caused wildfires, three state parks (Cooney, Pictograph Cave and Yellowstone River state parks) in Yellowstone and Carbon Counties are under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.

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Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

MISSOULA − A Montana Rail Link freight train has derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River.

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Elk brucellosis working group to meet

Elk brucellosis working group to meet

The working group charged with developing elk management options in areas where the transmission of brucellosis between elk and livestock is a concern will meet in Bozeman on July 8 to review the results of last winter's activities.

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Stalagmite in the Paradise Room

Stalagmite in the Paradise Room

A calcite stalagmite in the Paradise Room that has grown to the top of the room's ceiling.

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A detail of the base of a large calcite formation

A detail of the base of a large calcite formation

This base of a limestone stalagmite is made from material being dripped from the ceiling onto the formation.

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Calcite formations

Calcite formations

Calcite formations line the walls of the caves at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.

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Carved stairway

Carved stairway

An illuminated stairway carved into the limestone leads tourists up to the Paradise Room at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.

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Per and Phillip Hogsten

Per and Phillip Hogsten

Per Hogsten and his son Phillip of Lund, Sweden, explore the caves at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.

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Pam Schroeder guides tourists through the caverns

Pam Schroeder guides tourists through the caverns

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park tour guide Pam Schroeder explains to a group of tourists the various features of the Paradise Room, the largest cave in the park.

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Exit tunnel at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Exit tunnel at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Tourists make their way through the man-made tunnel which serves as the exit for the caves at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. The Civilian Conservation Corps built the 538-foot-long tunnel in the 1930s.

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Tourists next to a large calcite stalagmite

Tourists next to a large calcite stalagmite

Tourists stand next to one of the large calcite stalagmite formations inside the Paradise Room at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. The room is considered to be one the most decorative caves in the northwest United States.

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Tourists hike at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Tourists hike at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Tourists return from the caves at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.

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Montana State Parks

Montana State Parks

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Montana State Parks with this collection of stories on our state's prized locations. 

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State bison talks set for July 14-15 in Billings

State bison talks set for July 14-15 in Billings

After the last meeting set for Lewistown was canceled, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has scheduled a two-day discussion in Billings, July 14-15, on issues related to a bison conservation and a management plan for Montana.

June 27, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Almost time to sign up for game damage roster

Hunters interested in participating in this year’s game-damage hunts on private land, possible management seasons, or potential management removals of elk to reduce the risk of brucellosis transmission between elk and livestock can register online with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks beginni…

June 09, 2014 5:16 pmLoading…

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