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Study providing information on Missouri Breaks lions

Study providing information on Missouri Breaks lions

It was a cougar conga line, the tracks of six mountain lions in the snow all following the same path until a juniper tree blocked the route. Then the six cats split and went around the tree in separate paths, leaving distinct individual paw prints.

February 07, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Namibian tourism officials arrive in Billings for 10-day Montana tour

Namibian tourism officials arrive in Billings for 10-day Montana tour

For 14 tourism officials from the African nation of Namibia, the key word for the next 10 days will be "sharing."

September 06, 2012 9:10 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Bison lovers scheme to take over Montana prairie

National Wildlife Federation advocate Steve Woodruff (July 21 guest opinion) tried to buffalo readers recently, claiming concerns of Montana producers regarding free-roaming bison are “fanciful fears,” the “worst fears of catastrophizers.”

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Pronghorn still recovering from 2011 winter

Pronghorn still recovering from 2011 winter

GREAT FALLS — More pronghorn fawns are showing up on the landscape this spring across Montana, raising hopes of a good fawn crop, but antelope still are years from full recovery following the devastating winter of 2011, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

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Mini geo-locators give researchers first migratory information on mountain plovers

Mini geo-locators give researchers first migratory information on mountain plovers

Tiny backpacks carried by mountain plovers that nest in northeastern Montana have given researchers their first glimpse into where the birds travel when they fly south at the end of summer.

January 26, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Biologists celebrate comeback of endangered ferret

Biologists celebrate comeback of endangered ferret

INTERIOR, S.D. — As the cage door opened, black-footed ferret No. 7505 tentatively peeked his head out, looked hesitantly at the prairie dog burrow offered before him, and then rushed inside, disappearing beneath the earth of western South Dakota's badlands.

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Prairie drama: Pronghorn migration fraught with trauma, tragedy this year

Prairie drama: Pronghorn migration fraught with trauma, tragedy this year

It’s a migration that has captured the imagination of a nation, a story of life-threatening challenges, many miles of travel in freezing cold over rugged terrain, driven by dogged, single-minded determination.

June 23, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Let's work together for pronghorn antelope survival

Guest opinion: Let's work together for pronghorn antelope survival

It's been a difficult winter, with several weeks left, for people and wildlife alike in northern Montana.

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Rocky major combines environment, business

Rocky major combines environment, business

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill this summer will give Rocky Mountain College students one more reason to study the intersection of environmental science, business and the humanities.

August 07, 2010 12:15 am Photos

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Celebrate Community: Out go the lights

Celebrate Community: Out go the lights

Genevieve Polkowske and her class want you to be in the dark, but only for an hour. Then they’d like you to see the light.

March 22, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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World Wildlife Fund working in region for years

In reference to the Gazette’s Dec. 20 article about creating a wildlife reserve in north-central Montana, I’d like to clarify World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) work in the Northern Great Plains.

January 10, 2010 12:00 am Related

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