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Articles with the Tag: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

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...

Inspection stations keep Flathead waters mussel-free Inspection stations keep Flathead waters mussel-free

PABLO — Two mussel-fouled boats detected April 1 at the watercraft inspection station in Pablo reinforced the need for this year’s early opening. The aquatic invaders were found on the third day of operations in the parking lot of Salish Kootenai College’s Joe McDonald Health and Fitness...

Deadline approaches for deer, elk permits

MONTANA — The March 15 deer and elk permit application deadline has gained more importance to hunters in west-central Montana as a result of the new regulations for the 2016 hunting season. This year, the Fish and Wildlife Commission reinstated antlerless elk permits in 13 of the 30 hunting district...

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change   News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks HELENA — Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses went on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildli...

Wildlife feeding violations reported in Polson, Ronan

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and CSKT POLSON — Fish, Wildlife and Parks Game Warden Ron Howell would like to remind folks that the supplemental feeding of game animals is illegal under Montana code (MCA 87-6-216) on private and state land on the Flathead Reservation, as well as off the...


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