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Articles with the Tag: Grizzly Bear

Wildlife management areas open May 15

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Most of Montana’s 76 Wildlife Management Areas open at noon on Wednesday, May 15. The long winter and heavy snowpack have left a limited area for wildlife to forage. With grizzly bear activity increasing, people visiting WMAs should remai...

Mission Valley heritage, habitat protected Mission Valley heritage, habitat protected

News from Jennifer Guse, Flathead Land Trust MISSION VALLEY — A 122-acre ranch and wildlife haven in the Mission Valley, once platted for subdivision, has been protected in perpetuity with Flathead Land Trust. John Weaver, distinguished retired conservation biologist and land steward, added this p...

Kodiak Bear resistant garbage cans available Kodiak Bear resistant garbage cans available

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Unsecured garbage is the #1 reason for human-bear conflict on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The CSKT Wildlife Management Program appreciates the good stewardship of Reservation residents that practice methods to prevent these avoidable human-wildlife confli...

Montana’s general hunting season ends, harvests down

News from  MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana’s general deer and elk hunting season wrapped up Nov.  26, 2023. So far this season, more than 8,100 hunters have appeared at regional game check stations. Harvest results at the regional check stations are slightly do...

Briefs for Sept. 27, 2023

Bear Aware Month continues   News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — If you’ve traveled east of the Rocky Mountains in Montana, it might not scream “Griz Country.” But don’t let this prairie landscape fool you. There are grizzlies in this region and for th...

Lone Pine State Park in Kalispell hosts outdoor education programs Lone Pine State Park in Kalispell hosts outdoor education programs

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Lone Pine State Park is hosting a series of outdoor education programs in September, including an introduction to archery program. Registration may be required depending on the program, and anyone interested should call the visitor center at 406-...

Governor Gianforte proclaims September ‘Bear Aware’ month Governor Gianforte proclaims September ‘Bear Aware’ month

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — In partnership with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Governor Greg Gianforte today proclaimed September as “Bear Aware” Month in Montana. The governor’s proclamation can be viewed here and below. WHEREAS, grizzly bears ...

Valley Views

Montanans have worked for decades to restore our state animal, the grizzly bear. We’ve come a long way in recovering grizzlies in their core habitats, the Northern Continental Divide and Greater Yellowstone ecosystems, and beyond. That’s happened because of hard work by landowners, conservationis...

Ninepipes hosts Conservation Speaker Series

News from the Ninepipes Lodge CHARLO — We’re hosting a Conservation Speaker Series alongside NRCS to provide some information about conservation in the Mission Valley. We have three speakers: the first is Hilary Cooley, a Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator to speak about grizzly bear recovery...

Aggressive food-conditioned grizzly euthanized in GNP

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials, in coordination with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, euthanized a food-conditioned, five-year-old female grizzly bear on Thursday, July 20. This action was taken after the bear received multiple food rewards from u...

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