"You can't have bird feeders up this time of year in areas where bears are adjacent. It's like putting a piggy bank on your porch and being surprised that someone steals your piggy bank."
The notice alleges that new laws expanding trapping could lead to unintentional injuries and killings of grizzlies and lynx, which are both listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Authorities in Montana have trapped and killed a grizzly bear in northwest Montana after it was suspected of attacking calves across numerous ranches in the Dupuyer area.
Montana Republican lawmakers used their majorities Tuesday to push several high-profile wildlife bills to the brink of passage in the Legislature.
The partisan split on the bill continued on the Senate floor Friday with Democrats critical of the putting counties over state wildlife management decisions.
Due to the widespread nature and easy availability of moss balls, FWP does not believe it will be able to track individual sales to customers.
MPG Ranch ecologist Kate Stone was named “Biologist of the Year” last week by the Montana Chapter of The Wildlife Society.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is looking to improve the menu for elk and deer on two wildlife management areas on the east side of the Bitterroot Valley.
Last Friday, a crew of biologists and volunteers assembled at the Scripps' Ranch. By the time the long day was over, they had drawn blood, collected other samples and attached GPS collars on 11 bighorn sheep from the Painted Rock herd.
Bison have largely stayed in Yellowstone National Park and avoided being captured by park officials or killed by hunters this winter, officials said.
Two moose calves that have entertained residents of Hamilton over the last month had to be removed from the community after people started feeding and touching them.
Four people were cited and one received a written warning after a group of roughly 100 hunters fired into a herd of elk Sunday in Meagher County, Montana wildlife officials said.
Two grizzly bears have been euthanized after multiple conflicts in campsites and at residences near West Yellowstone.
There are less than 20 public access points on Flathead Lakes 185 miles of shoreline, but that could change thanks to the Sliter family's willingness to part with 106 acres.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks talks about the increased patrols at the statewide check stations looking for aquatic invasive species on boats.