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AIS inspectors encounter unusual situation at Wibaux

News from Montana   Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Watercraft inspectors at the Wibaux inspection station intercepted a motorboat entering Montana with mussels attached. The Wibaux inspection station, located on the Montana-North Dakota border on Interstate 94, has intercepted 12 of the 54 mussel-fouled boats intercepted so far this year. This boat was unique in how the mussels were attached to the boat. Invasive mussels have byssal threads they use to attach to underwater surfaces. The threads or “hairs” are an adaptation found on invasive zebra and quagga mussels but are not found on North America’s native freshwater mussel species. Invasive musse...


Audubon offers Jewel Basin hawk watch field trip

News from the Flathead Audubon Society JEWEL BASIN — Flathead Audubon is offering a field trip to view migrating raptors on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (approximately). Dan Casey will lead the trip to the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch site. The second half of September offers peak number...


Governor gives Montana fire update Governor gives Montana fire update

News from the office of the Governor  MONTANA — As of Tuesday, Aug. 31, at around 2 p.m., there were 18 large fire incidents in Montana. The state is in preparedness level 3. Since Jan. 1, there have been over 2,160 fire starts in Montana burning around 827,000 acres. Since the governor&rsquo...


Report: Greater Yellowstone area expected to become warmer, drier with changing climate Report: Greater Yellowstone area expected to become warmer, drier with changing climate

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – According to a new scientific report, the temperature has increased and snowfall has decreased in the Greater Yellowstone area since 1950 as a result of climate change, trends that are likely to continue through the rest of the century. “The Greater Yellows...


Wayfarers holds 9/11 remembrance

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks BIGFORK — Flathead Lake State Park, 8600 MT Highway 35, is holding a service day in remembrance of the lives lost during the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Wayfarers Unit in Bigfork will host this service day on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....


Fall Mack Days starts Sept. 16 Fall Mack Days starts Sept. 16

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – Fall Mack Days on Flathead Lake will be held Thursday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Nov. 14.  The event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and is used as a management tool to reduce the numbers of non-native lake trout in Flathead Lake. ...


Glacier achieves full certification as International Dark Sky Park  Glacier achieves full certification as International Dark Sky Park 

News from Glacier National Park GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — Glacier National Park is proud to announce that they have received full certification as an International Dark Sky Park, after meeting the International Dark Sky Association outdoor lighting requirements.   Glacier has installed dark ...


Research reveals why people pick certain campsites Research reveals why people pick certain campsites

News from the University of Montana MONTANA — Those in love with the outdoors can spend their entire lives chasing that perfect campsite. New University of Montana research suggests what they are trying to find. Will Rice, a UM assistant professor of outdoor recreation and wildland management, ...


FWP seeks public comment on emergency haying/grazing leases on WMAs

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal to establish emergency haying and grazing leases on portions of 14 Wildlife Management Areas in the state.  The purpose of these late summer/fall 2021 leases is to im...


Drought conditions worsen across county, state Drought conditions worsen across county, state

All of Lake County moved into moderate drought conditions last week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, significantly different from the week before, when the easternmost portion of the county was listed as only “abnormally dry.” At this time last year, nearly all of Montana was in the &ld...


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