The Beartooth Highway between Red Lodge and Cooke City will close to drivers on Tuesday, Oct. 11, just four days before the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to reopen.
Housed at Montana State Prison, inmates there are now raising pheasants for release on wildlife management areas.
A recent study found that by 2080, 35% of stream miles tracked in the study and currently suitable for trout may be lost in Montana.
Here are small summaries of outdoor news.
Devils Tower national Monument in northeast Wyoming draws a variety of visitors, including birds of prey, deer and singing humans.
There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.
A recent study in Canada suggests horn size of female bighorn sheep may also be an important indicator of health.
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Well-known Livingston wildlife photographer Tom Murphy will deliver a presentation and slideshow at the Western Heritage Center on Thursday, Oct. 6, for the free High Noon Lecture Series.
The Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is predicted to open to the public on Oct. 15, about four months after damaging floods prompted the evacuation of all tourists and a temporary closure of the entire park.
With recreational use rising, the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is advising visitors using the Dry Fork of the Belt Creek Basin to take precautions to avoid contact with dangerous heavy metals.
Missoula paddleboarder Mike Richardson talks about his lightweight tent as he sets it up in Miles City.
Eighteen black-footed ferrets were released recently at the animal's historic recovery site near Meeteetse, Wyoming.
Today we celebrate the life and career of Robert Christiansen (1935-2022), the first scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, a giant in developing a better understanding of volcanology throughout the western U.S., and a dedicated colleague, mentor and friend.
Hunting for ducks, coots and geese opens Saturday, Oct. 1.
Two islands in the Yellowstone River totaling 107 acres and located west of Reed Point are proposed for purchase by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks through the Montana Natural Resource Damage Program.
New cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus were detected in wild birds in parts of Montana and the rest of the United States this fall, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Canadian open-pit coal mines are polluting water that flows into Montana, but the Canadian government seems reluctant to rein in the mining or engage in an international solution.
Domestic cattle and bison – America’s national mammal – have more in common than previously known, according to two recent scientific studies.
The upper Yellowstone River, from Brogan's Landing to Carbella, provides a fun float through scenery dotted with reminders of the historic mid-June flooding.
A bright yellow flowering plant was growing out of parched soil in the badlands of South Dakota. It seemed hard to believe any plant could grow in the dry soil, let alone produce flowers.
The National Visitor Use Monitoring survey is being conducted on the Bighorn and Custer Gallatin national forests from Oct. 1, through Sept. 30, 2023.
With their large bodies, dark hair, and no ability to sweat, moose are attempting to stay cool in the face of warmer weather that makes life harder for them.
Anglers Doug Haacke and Jeremy Gilbertson will present a discussion on "Fly Fishing the Bighorn River" at the Magic City Fly Fishers meeting on Tuesday.
With Hurricane Ian quickly approaching Florida, Stacker lists 30 ways to prepare for and recover from hurricanes.
Within Montana’s complicated and controversial stew of disagreements over elk management and hunting access, a few areas of commonality have recently emerged from separate groups contemplating the issues.
A final, more detailed analysis of damage to the Custer-Gallatin National Forest caused by this year’s flooding is pegged at $38.5 million, the agency announced Friday.