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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks An adult female grizzly bear and her two yearlings were captured on May 16 south of Ferndale. The bears had gotten into two small chest freezers that were outside a mobile home. The adult female is nine years old and weighed 309 pounds. The male yearling weighe...

Briefs for April 12, 2017

Clairmont takes first in FFA livestock judging News from Montana Future Farmers of America GREAT FALLS – Over 1,600 members and guests attended Montana FFA’s 87th Annual State Convention March 22–25. The Montana FFA State Convention hosted 12 career development events, general ses...

Flight Check Flight Check

  A group of bird watchers lift their binoculars to look out over a pond at the scenic pullout south of Ronan along U.S. Highway 93 on Saturday, eyeing various species, enjoying the spring weather. “It looks like we’ve got ducks,” Pat Jamieson said. She leads the group through a ...

Tribes announce emergency watercraft closure, restrictions

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council took action on Thursday to issue a watercraft and trailer closure on Flathead Reservation waters in response to the recent detection of invasive mussel populations in Montana. Effective immediately all watercraft must be inspected and cleared for launchi...

Seasonal employees needed for inspection stations

News from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking for seasonal employees to run Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection and Decontamination Stations around the state. Interviews will be held in Kalispell March 17-18 and...

Hundreds consider employment opportunities Hundreds consider employment opportunities

PABLO – Many job opportunities were available at the Salish Kootenai College Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 21. About 350 people attended the event including local high school students thinking about their futures. There were students from Mission, Polson, Charlo, Ronan, Two Eagle River and Valley Chr...

Ninepipe highway expansion receives study endorsement Ninepipe highway expansion receives study endorsement

HELENA – A section of U.S. Highway 93 located along the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area could be widened and realigned with a bike path in the future. The right-of-way expansion project was presented at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission meeting in Helena on Feb. 10. The project would...

Pounds of Prevention Pounds of Prevention

POLSON – Doubling the number of watercraft inspection stations is just one part of a multi-pronged effort planned by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks as it attempts to prevent mussel infestations across the state. Adding 17 water inspection stations to the 17 the state had last year is one part of t...

Sports briefs for Feb. 8, 2017

Sign up for baseball RONAN — Sign ups for Mission Valley Senior Babe Ruth baseball league will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ronan High School commons area. Questions can be directed to Coach Alan Anderson at 406-885-3706. Run, obstacle course set to help fund sports complex C...

Grizzly population doing well in Northwest Montana Grizzly population doing well in Northwest Montana

BIGFORK – The growth of grizzly bears in northwest Montana was the topic of conversation during the December “Science on Tap” event at the Flathead Lake Brewing Co. Two employees of the U.S. Geological Survey talked to some 30 or so persons about a grizzly bear family tree they have docu...

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