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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

White-tailed deer harvest steady, rut starts

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — Whitetailed deer harvest remained steady and similar to last year this weekend in northwest Montana, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 13, a total ...

Bear incident reported

Ninepipes - A pheasant hunter was injured Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 11, when a grizzly bear and her cubs encountered the hunter in thick brush off Olsen Road south of Ninepipe Reservoir. Tribal Wildlife Bear Biologists, Tribal Conservation Officers and a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Conservation Officer...

Bear incident reported in Ninepipes area

  Updated Friday, Oct. 14 NINEPIPES — Tribal Wildlife Bear Biologists, Tribal Conservation Officers and a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Conservation Officer responded to a call at approximately 2:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon off Olsen Road south of Ninepipe Reservoir reporting that...

Reward offered for information on grizzly bear shootings

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes are seeking information on the shooting of a sow grizzly bear and her cubs in the Millie’s Woods area south of Post Creek, approximately 8 miles north of St. Ignatius. On Labor Day Sept. 5, tr...

DNA shows 20-year-old male grizzly involved in fatal mauling

WEST GLACIER — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks personnel recently received additional information on the bear attack on a mountain biker on June 29 on Forest Service property a few miles south of West Glacier. Brad Treat, a law enforcement officer with the U.S. Forest Service, was fatally mauled ...

Ninepipe wildlife viewing stations a go

NINEPIPE — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region One, has completed an environmental assessment for a proposal for the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area located just south of Ronan on Highway 93 in Lake County, to create two elevated wildlife viewing stations, as well as improve the parking at an ad...

Crew cleans Wild Horse Island trail Crew cleans Wild Horse Island trail

WILDHORSE ISLAND – Not everyone sees the wild horses that roam on an island on Flathead Lake. A small group of volunteers loaded into a boat on Saturday at the Big Arm State Park docks with Montana Fish, Wild and Parks employees and went out on the island with hopes of seeing the horses and other...

Public comment sought on wildlife viewing stations Public comment sought on wildlife viewing stations

news from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks NINEPIPE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region One, is seeking public comment for a proposal for the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area located just south of Ronan on Highway 93 in Lake County, to create two elevated wildlife viewing stations, ...

Learn how climate change affects wildlife

PABLO — The Lake County Democrats will sponsor a program on climate change and how it is affecting Montana wildlife Wednesday, April 27 at the Johnny Arlee-Victor Charlo Theater on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo. There will be a brief social gathering at 6:30 p.m. with the program beginnin...

Northwest Montana bear activity picks up Northwest Montana bear activity picks up

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks NORTHWEST MONTANA — A 3-year-old male grizzly bear was captured April 10 at a private residence along Tamarack Road northwest of Columbia Falls. The 211-pound bear was captured by FWP Bear and Lion Specialist Erik Wenum after the resident reported a bear ha...


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