Wildlife And Parks
Sam Sheppard, warden captain for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Region 3 in Bozeman, has been named the new Region 3 supervisor.
Nearly a year after Montana initiated a method to legalize collection of roadkill, more than 800 permits have been issued.
Montana's Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking comment on changes to rules that govern how outfitters are paid by their clients when conducting commercial use on FWP land.
POPLAR — Rosella Sky Arrow came to sing the buffalo home, but she didn’t expect them to dance.
A controversial plan to move forward with fencing out, hazing and killing elk in the Paradise Valley in an attempt to prevent the wildlife from transmitting disease to cattle was approved by the Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday.
MISSOULA — A mountain lion is suspected in the killing of two sheep and three goats near the Pattee Canyon Recreation Area on Tuesday.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has approved a proposal to buy a conservation easement south of Great Falls.
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.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks invites the public to attend Region 3’s supervisor candidate forum on Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Gran Tree Inn in Bozeman, 1325 N. Seventh Ave.
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.
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.
KALISPELL — State wildlife officials are investigating a report that someone shot a male grizzly bear in self-defense.
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.
MISSOULA — Sometimes, no news is good news at the start of hunting season.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Barb Pittman, the Beartooth Ranger District’s biologist, stops in a clearing to point out the different types of aspen stands in the area.