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Articles with the Tag: Wildhorse Island

World-record ram discovered on WildHorse Island State Park World-record ram discovered on WildHorse Island State Park

KALISPELL – Through conservation partnerships and critical habitat restoration, Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake has produced the largest ram in the world. The Boone & Crockett Club on Feb. 7 confirmed that a 9-year-old ram that died of natural causes at the state park is pending as...

Briefs for Sept. 28, 2016

Invasive species council to hold listening session PABLO — The Montana Invasive Species Advisory Council has drafted a statewide plan to manage invasive species and is inviting all interested partners to join in a discussion on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 1-4 p.m. in the Camas Room of the Joe McDonald H...

Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries

POLSON — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public to help solve a string of burglaries that occurred late spring on Wild Horse Island. At least five homes were broken into on the Island and items stolen. The property owners of one of the burglarized reside...

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...

Celebrate National Trails Day at Wild Horse Island

BIG ARM – In recognition of National Trails Day, Montana State Parks will host a Trail Work Party on Wild Horse Island at Flathead Lake State Park on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Flathead Lake State Park to celebrate National Trails Day by helping to maintain the trail loop on Wild Ho...

Fires, smoking never allowed on Wild Horse Island

News from Montana State Parks  BIG ARM – Montana State Parks reminds visitors that fire restrictions are in effect at Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake at all times, meaning year round. Due to the remote location, high fuels and typical arid conditions on the island, all open fla...

Illegal campfire burns five acres on Wild Horse Island Illegal campfire burns five acres on Wild Horse Island

WILD HORSE ISLAND — An illegal campfire is the cause of a five-acre fire that burned on Wild Horse Island State Park last week. The fire started Wednesday, July 22, at about 4 p.m. on the west side of the island.  Several agencies responded to fight the fire from both the water and air. No indi...

Illegal campfire burns five acres on Wild Horse Island State Park Illegal campfire burns five acres on Wild Horse Island State Park

WILD HORSE ISLAND — A twenty-man fire crew is mopping up the Wild Horse Island fire today, according to Devlin LaFrombois, fire investigator and fire prevention officer for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Division of Fire. The fire started Wednesday, July 22, at about 4 p.m. on the ...

Legislature sends Wild Horse Island bill to governor

State lawmakers have sent a bill to Governor Steve Bullock allowing for the construction of a public dock at Wild Horse Island State Park.  Prior to the bill’s passage, the state was prohibited from constructing docks on islands, although according to Sen. Janna Taylor, R-SD 6, funds were appro...

Visitors warned not to feed wild horses

POLSON — After a 7-year-old girl was either kicked or stepped on by wild horses on Wild Horse Island Aug. 17, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials are investigating the incident.  The girl was feeding the horse some fruit when the incident happened.  “This is not the first ti...


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