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Articles with the Tag: Grizzly Bear

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, partners seek information in Montana grizzly bear shooting 

DENVER - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Blackfeet Fish and Wildlife Department are seeking information on the illegal shooting of a female grizzly bear in Montana. The GPS-collared bear was last known to be alive on May 11, 2020. Law enforcement agents believe the bear was killed on the Blackfeet Ind...

Grizzly bear attacks mountain biker near Spanish Peaks Grizzly bear attacks mountain biker near Spanish Peaks

News from FWP MONTANA — A man in his 60s was attacked by a grizzly bear on May 25 while mountain biking in the Spanish Peaks area near Big Sky in Gallatin County. The man, who was alone at the time of the attack, was able to walk out and get help from passing motorists. He was later flown to Bi...

Orphaned grizzly cubs going to Bearizona Wildlife Park Orphaned grizzly cubs going to Bearizona Wildlife Park

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks DUPUYER — Working jointly, staff from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found a home for three grizzly bear cubs that were orphaned last month. The cubs will be placed at Bearizona Wildlife Park, located in Willia...

Briefs for May 27, 2020

White-tailed deer in Gallatin County suspected positive for CWD   News from FWP Bozeman — Initial test results have identified a white-tailed buck deer in Gallatin County as being suspect for carrying chronic wasting disease. The deer was euthanized earlier this month in the Springhill...

As bears emerge from dens, public reminded to secure attractants As bears emerge from dens, public reminded to secure attractants

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Wildlife Program reminds the public that springtime on the Flathead Reservation means bears will be emerging from dens.   During the early spring months, winter-killed wildlife and succulent vegetation ...

Three grizzly bears killed on Hwy 93 in 2019

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Three grizzly bears have lost their lives due to separate vehicle collisions on U.S. Highway 93 on the Flathead Reservation this year.   Although collisions are down compared to 2018, when six bears were lost on the highway, ranging from cubs to an adult female and male, ...

Grizzly bear advisory council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge Grizzly bear advisory council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge

MONTANA — Chad Bauer, a member of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Grizzly Bear Citizen Advisory Council, expressed a sense of urgency and unease on the second morning of the council’s Dec. 4-5 meeting in Missoula.  Bauer and Bullock sat across from each other in a crowded conference room on th...

FWP euthanizes adult grizzly bear due to food conditioning FWP euthanizes adult grizzly bear due to food conditioning

News from FWP MONTANA – An adult female grizzly bear was euthanized Oct. 25 in Ferndale after the bear became food conditioned near residences.   Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks captured the adult female for a second time after it returned to the Ferndale area and approached residences. I...

Swan Valley grizzly killed: a reminder to keep wildlife natural

She was born on a cold winter day high above the headwaters in the same landscape where she later gave birth to celebrated triplets. She was loved by her neighbors, and many people experienced firsthand the wonder of those young siblings following mama through the forests they called home. Last week this shi...

Grizzly Bear euthanized in Seeley Swan

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL  — An adult female grizzly bear was euthanized on Sept. 10 after the bear and three cubs became food conditioned and broke into structures to obtain grain. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks captured the bears in the Seeley-Swan Valley...


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