Showing: 1-20 of 309

Wildlife And Parks

FWP approves 298-acre conservation easement

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has approved a proposal to buy a conservation easement south of Great Falls.

2 hours agoLoading…

FWP proposes removing bluegill, perch from pond

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment that proposes to remove illegally stocked bluegill and yellow perch from Carter Ponds near Lewistown.

12 hours agoLoading…
Hunters warned of wounded grizzly bear

Hunters warned of wounded grizzly bear

GREAT FALLS — State wildlife officials say two people have been charged by grizzly bears in the Badger Two-Medicine area southeast of Glacier National Park and they're warning hunters to keep their bear spray handy.

October 28, 2014 11:14 amLoading…
Person reports shooting grizzly bear

Person reports shooting grizzly bear

KALISPELL — State wildlife officials are investigating a report that someone shot a male grizzly bear in self-defense.

October 28, 2014 9:06 amLoading…
FWP: Trout deaths on Big Hole small portion of population

FWP: Trout deaths on Big Hole small portion of population

Although 123 dead brown trout infected with a fungus were collected from the Big Hole River by Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists over two weeks, the fish population in the river as a whole remains healthy.

October 27, 2014 12:43 pmLoading…
Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

MISSOULA — Sometimes, no news is good news at the start of hunting season.

October 23, 2014 10:05 amLoading…

Wildlife conservation topic of FWP meeting

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a daylong meeting in Helena on Tuesday to discuss lessons learned from the wolf stamp proposal and potential benefits to future fish and wildlife management discussions involving hunters, anglers and people who support wildlife conservation but who …

October 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

A new program to give the Yellowstone River room to roam during high water was strongly endorsed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday during its meeting in Bozeman.

October 19, 2014 6:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Successful aspen regeneration project may be trimmed

Successful aspen regeneration project may be trimmed

RED LODGE — After 24 years and an investment of almost $460,000, a unique Montana cooperative project that has regenerated aspen stands along the Beartooth Face may be finished despite definitive success.

October 16, 2014 6:20 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Beartooth Face

Beartooth Face

Aspen stands glow yellow on a beautiful fall day along the Beartooth Face at the end of Fox Road, near Red Lodge. The Beartooth Ranger District’s Palisades Trail loops through the trees.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tree talk

Tree talk

Barb Pittman, the Beartooth Ranger District’s biologist, stops in a clearing to point out the different types of aspen stands in the area.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Barb Pittman

Barb Pittman

Barb Pittman, Beartooth Ranger District biologist, tells the group how in the past work has been done by weed crews that may no longer be available.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Aspen tour

Aspen tour

People attending an aspen regeneration project tour last week walk through a stand of trees that was thinned along the Beartooth Face just northwest of Red Lodge. The project strives to create a variety of habitat, from dense stands for nesting to open ones for mating.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruffed grouse

Ruffed grouse

Ruffed grouse are dependent on aspen trees for food, shelter and a place to mate. Strong aspen stands generally go hand-in-hand with good ruffed grouse populations.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Shawn Stewart

Shawn Stewart

Shawn Stewart, a wildlife biologist for Fish, Wildlife and Parks in Red Lodge, has helped guide a cooperative aspen regeneration project in the area since its inception in 1990.

October 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
FWP bird advisory group frustrated by project delays

FWP bird advisory group frustrated by project delays

Some members of an upland game bird advisory group voiced frustration last week that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hasn’t done enough to start more new habitat projects.

October 13, 2014 9:30 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

Old grizzly euthanized after trying to get into building

BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials euthanized a 28-year-old grizzly bear after it tried to get into a storage building that contained horse tack and a bear-resistant container of horse feed.

October 08, 2014 3:00 pm
FWP seeks comments on $4M land purchase

FWP seeks comments on $4M land purchase

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment on a proposal to purchase a 2,840 acres of land adjoining the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for $4 million.

October 07, 2014 3:34 pm Related Loading…
Grant funds new upland habitat position

Grant funds new upland habitat position

A $40,000 grant coupled with a matching donation will help upland birds, other wildlife and bird hunters in Eastern Montana.

October 07, 2014 2:43 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…

Montana proposes expanded hunting confidentiality

HELENA — Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep confidential the names of hunters and trappers who kill any wildlife in the state.

October 07, 2014 2:26 pmLoading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Popular Stories

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses