HAMILTON — A Darby man will serve 14 days in jail for his part in what’s been called the largest bear poaching case in state history.
GREAT FALLS — Legislation has been proposed to levy stiffer state fines on Montana landowners who illegally gate roads and require that they show proof of ownership before blocking access.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters have killed about 300 bison in the Jackson Hole region, eclipsing the all-time high and helping reduce the number of wild bison to levels closer to where wildlife managers prefer.
Guided by lessons learned during the response to the 2011 oil spill in the Yellowstone River, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are attempting to gather baseline data on the effects of Saturday’s oil spill into the Yellowstone near Glendive.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers are looking for your selfies — those ubiquitous self-portraits, usually snapped with smartphone cameras, that make up countless Facebook profile pictures and online avatars.
ZooMontana has added to its growing roster of animals, this time in the form of a third red panda.
Leaders of American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains have joined an effort to retain federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
HELENA — Montana finds itself entrenched in another long winter, and many big animals have long since left the high country in favor of more hospitable habitat.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
BOZEMAN — Gardiner resident Bonnie Lynn is bracing herself for another gut-wrenching bison hunt north of Yellowstone National Park.
CASPER, Wyo. — A helicopter will circle southwest Wyoming Thursday with a crew shooting nets onto unsuspecting mule deer. The crew will bring the deer back to a base camp where researchers will test the animals for body condition and pregnancy. Each deer released will bound away wearing a ra…
Kevin Monteith with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit performs an ultrasound on a doe mule deer in December 2013 as Matthew Kauffman and graduate student Melia DeVivo look on. Some researchers are using social media to keep in touch with the public.
A wildlife capture crew ferries a doe mule deer in March 2013 to wildlife researchers near LaBarge. A team of researchers from the USGS Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others are capturing and testing mule deer beginning today in southwest Wyo…
A doe mule deer is released in March 2013, by wildlife researchers near LaBarge. A team of researchers from the USGS Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others are capturing and testing mule deer beginning today in southwest Wyoming. Some scientis…
MISSOULA — Northern Continental Divide grizzly bears made it through 2014 without one dying at the hands of a game warden.
MISSOULA — A Hamilton woman and her cousin from California recently split a bill of more than $10,000 for illegally killing a trophy buck deer off Little Sleeping Child Road.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming Game and Fish Department scientists have been named to a federal task force for wildlife forensics.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has ticketed four people from Wisconsin for allegedly poaching a mule deer buck near Wright.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Sportsmen advocates and others are challenging Grand Teton National Park to change its regulations after a coordinated elk drive last week led to a roadside firing line in plain sight.