CASPER, Wyo. — Hunters have killed nearly 270 elk on the National Elk Refuge this season, the most in any other year since 2003.
CASPER, Wyo. — A wolf that was preying on livestock on a ranch in Grand Teton National Park was shot in January. The shooting was legal under Wyoming state law at the time, said Brian Nesvik, chief game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
MISSOULA — The grizzly bear answers to a lot of names.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing to allow more hunting of white-tailed deer in most reaches of northwest Wyoming in order to protect mule deer from being driven out.
BOZEMAN — Montana wildlife officials plan another attempt to reintroduce wild sheep to parts of the Madison Range and are considering a second reintroduction in the Paradise Valley.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal biologists will begin trapping and tagging grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park this coming week.
Ten entities have offered to take a group of about 135 bison from Yellowstone National Park that went through an experimental program to establish new herds of the animals, Montana state officials said Monday.
GREAT FALLS — Grizzly bears are beginning to wake up in the northern Rocky Mountains.
MISSOULA — How many hairs does it take to make a grizzly bear?
Since February, Montana’s Sage Grouse Advisory Council has been working overtime to create a management plan for the bird whose habitat spans central, northern and Eastern Montana.
HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking authorization to trap and kill up to 130 deer in the Helena city limits next year.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Research continues in two Wyoming counties to examine the efficacy of roadside reflectors that warn wildlife of approaching vehicles.
KALISPELL - Three grizzly bears have been captured and euthanized in northwestern Montana after causing property damage, and in one case, killing numerous chickens.
JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has named Kyle Lash as the new south Jackson game warden.
FORT BELKNAP — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released 32 endangered black-footed ferrets into a 1,000-acre prairie dog colony on the Fort Belknap Reservation.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Federal officials offered a staunch defense Monday of their proposal to drop legal protections for the gray wolf in most of the country, as opponents rallied in the nation's capital before the first in a series of public hearings on the plan.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking sage grouse hunters for help in tracking the activities and population numbers of the chicken-sized, ground-dwelling birds.
HELENA — Six environmental groups petitioned the federal government Monday to enact endangered species protections for the Northern Rockies fisher, saying increased trapping in Montana and Idaho is killing more of the small, weasel-like predators.
GREAT FALLS — Officials plan to release 30 endangered black-footed ferrets at Montana's Fort Belknap Reservation next month.