World Wildlife Fund
POPLAR — Pearl Yellow Hawk spent hours in the minus 13-degree sunshine watching bison burst one by one out of semitrailers and into their new home.
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.
For 14 tourism officials from the African nation of Namibia, the key word for the next 10 days will be "sharing."
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's been a difficult winter, with several weeks left, for people and wildlife alike in northern Montana.
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.
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.
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.