North America is no slouch at providing wildlife spectacles, but Africa serves up another level of awe.
The park’s Saturday evening events will each begin at 8 p.m. at the campground amphitheater and last about an hour.
A healthy sagebrush ecosystem in Grand Teton is vital for the diversity and abundance of native plants and wildlife species like elk, bison, moose, pronghorn and sage grouse.
Quotas have been reduced due to severe winter conditions, record-breaking snow depths and a devastating pneumonia outbreak.
There is currently no access to the new picnic shelter, the amphitheater, some trails and primitive camping sites located above the switchback. Hike/bike traffic is still permitted at this time.
“People want to play this summer because there’s no flooding,” said Merek Rosin, owner of Adventure Whitewater outside Absarokee, noting reservations were solid.
The state of Montana has a math problem affecting sage grouse conservation work.
Conservation groups called the ruling a blow to the clean water regulations in an arid state where roughly half of the wetlands are cut off from the navigable waterways for at least part of most years.
The ruling came after environmentalists sued the government for dropping the red slurry material into waterways hundreds of times over the past decade.
Wolves are hunted in the three states surrounding Yellowstone. In 2021 the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission increased the wolf-hunting quota in two hunting districts near Yellowstone’s northern border.
Yellowstone hydrothermal features can be acidic or basic depending not only on the source of the feeding fluids, but also bacteria that might resemble the early forms of life on Earth.
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“To me, most of these quota errors are just a fact of looking to see if everything is right and communicating between the different divisions within the agency.”
The Hunter and Bowhunter Education Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting at the University of Providence in Great Falls June 6 and 7.
Motorized use on the pass has grown steadily over the past decade. Some skiers and hikers argue riders can damage the tundra by riding across dry land between snowy areas.
“BLM has turned into a climate activist organization... I'm glad we're holding this hearing to uncover the unlawful and unprecedented actions taken by the Bureau,” Rosendale said.
At 294 miles in length and combining all its segments, the Jefferson River drains the largest area of the Missouri’s three tributaries.
In Britain the word “rewiggling” is used when talking about putting bends back into streams that 200 years ago were straightened.
Last January, the Gallatin Valley Land Trust purchased 12 acres at the southern end of Burke Park/Peets Hill.
Twenty public hunts will be allowed on the nonprofit conservation group's Sun Prairie property. The permission is awarded with preference to people who live and work in Montana.
The free talk, part of the Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition series, takes place in the Coe Auditorium.
Park authorities are now seeking information from the public about the incident, which took place Saturday evening in the Lamar Valley.
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Because of early season conditions, visitors are asked to watch for quickly changing weather. They should also anticipate temporary road closures due to late spring storms and unsafe driving conditions.
Depending on whether the fickle weather of Memorial Day weekend cooperates, the Beartooth Highway (US-212), east of Yellowstone National Park’s Northeast Entrance, will open on Friday, May 26, at 8 a.m.
The early part of whitewater rafting season is well underway and will be celebrated at back-to-back gatherings on the Lochsa and Salmon rivers in coming weeks.
Recent data from three sections of the 153-mile freestone river in southwest Montana showed the fewest number of brown and rainbow trout since data was first collected in 1969.
“These fish are much larger and much heavier, so the biomass here overall may actually be the same or surpass what we had prior to the lake trout invasion.”
The Beartooth Highway is scheduled to open to vehicles on Friday morning. For some that means skiing and snowmobiling atop the nearly 11,000-foot high pass. With congestion growing, some are concerned.
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Visitors are responsible for their own safety. Attacks can be unprovoked and unpredictable.