The geologic history of the Eastern Snake River Plain and the Yellowstone Hotspot track are closely intertwined, but the Western Snake River Plain has a different story to tell.
Gene Tierney's 1990 book recounts details from his work during an early era of wildlife law enforcement in Montana, as well as humorous insights into growing up in a rural state during the Great Depression.
Montana’s wolf hunting season is underway, but a recent court order has halted some regulations and an upcoming hearing could have major implications on the remainder of the season.
A 5-year Wyoming project will look at six areas considered critical for mule deer management: abundance, composition, data management, survival, herd health and harvest management.
Reindeer north of Norway will be feasting on moss this Thanksgiving, maybe with a bit of grass.
Now in its fourth year, the course is open to students from any major, with the only requirement being that participants are novice hunters.
In the interest of helping you be all that you can be, in an outdoorsy way, we concocted a test of general outdoor knowledge. See how you score.
Since October, 10 Canada lynx have been released into the Kettle Range as part of a five-year tribal effort to reintroduce the felines into Washington State.
Stacker compiled a list of 25 endangered animals that are only found in the United States using the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species list.
Yellowstone National Park announced the retirement of longtime lead wolf biologist Doug Smith on Monday.
Slash pile burning is being conducted across southwest Montana and may cause temporary trail closures.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved the acquisition of the Ellis Ranch Property in Johnson and Washakie counties.
The overall harvest as well as the number of hunters checked continues to remain well below average at Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Region 4 check station in Augusta.
Small pests are a big problem for moose in Idaho, research suggests.
Swan Valley Connections captured rare footage of a mountain lion family of five. The group was first seen in 2021 and were spotted again this year.
Cellphone apps now provide incredibly detailed information for backcountry users, even in winter.
The track of the Yellowstone hotspot is defined by a series of old caldera systems that get older the farther to the southwest you get from Yellowstone. Because they are mostly buried, it took decades of geologic investigations to identify these features.
OhmConnect compiled a list of how heat waves in major U.S cities have changed over time, with data from sources including the EPA, the World Health Organization, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Globalchange.gov, and other scientific research.
In a social media post the nonprofit wrote "It's not often that we see a mountain lion with four healthy, dispersing-aged (~18 mo. old) kittens..."
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved more than $1 million in spending on four Montana projects to restore and conserve sagebrush ecosystems.
Despite the wintry conditions that marked the closing weekend of pronghorn season, a lot of hunters still came through southeastern Montana check stations on Sunday.
Showdown Montana ski area will open Nov. 25 thanks to recent snowfall.
The circumstances surrounding the man's death remain unknown due to a lack of evidence, park officials said.
The sprawling Badger-Two Medicine region lies in legal limbo after a recent court decision resurfaced a battle over energy drilling rights that’s been going unfolding for three decades.
Early season skiing, snowboarding has riders excited this may be a stellar winter for snow sports in Montana.
A judge stopped short of agreeing with two environmental groups seeking a complete halt to hunting and trapping wolves in Montana.