Wildlife And Parks
FLORENCE — The wildfire that displaced two mountain lion cubs late last month in the Sapphire Mountains was caused by an exploding target detonated by a target shooter in a state wildlife management area.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment on a proposal to purchase a conservation easement on 298 acres near Ulm.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will delay the release of an environmental assessment associated with a draft Madison River Recreation Plan given both funding and staffing uncertainties.
Pheasant hunters walking fields when the season opens on Oct. 11 can thank the 2014 Farm Bill for boosting the amount of private lands available to them over the next three years.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists and an official from the federal USDA Wildlife Services captured a young grizzly bear this week west of Red Lodge on property where a cow had been killed.
HELENA — Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say they are investigating a Missoula man’s anti-wolf claim that he purposefully ran down a pair of wolves near the Idaho-Montana border.
Montana wildlife officials have delayed a decision on a wolf management stamp after the proposal ran into resistance from hunters.
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.
Here’s a national issue in which Montana has raced out in front of the pack: turtles.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Stillwater County.
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.
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.
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.
Facing criticism from the public, a water drawdown planned to begin Friday at Paulo Reservoir south of Glasgow has been postponed, Bureau of Land Management officials said Tuesday.
Bidding wars on coveted big game hunting tags are common at conservation group gatherings, but on Thursday a couple of those groups were vying against each other to be the auctioneer of some of the popular Montana tags.
State wildlife officials are reviving a plan to issue elk-kill permits to landowners in parts of southern Montana to reduce the spread of disease to cattle.
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.
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.
Bobcat fur farm looks to move from N.D.
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.