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Briefs for June 29, 2022

Army 2nd Infantry to hold 99th annual reunion News from the Second Infantry Division Association KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — The Second Infantry Division Association will be holding its annual national reunion in Kansas City, Missouri from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, 2022. We would like to let veterans o...

Montanans share concerns with Governor about rising grizzly bear conflicts

News from the office of Governor Gianforte FAIRFIELD — As the State of Montana awaits a response to its petition to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE), Governor Greg Gianforte recently heard concerns from residents of Teton Co...

Farmers, ranchers, property owners need to be bear aware

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — As grizzly bears emerge from their dens across the state the potential for conflicts with farmers, ranchers and other producers is increasing. In the past few years, bears have been spotted in areas where they haven’t been for more than a cent...

Be bear aware when recreating outdoors

News from Montana FWP MONTANA — As winter gives way to spring, recreationists are taking advantage of the warmer weather to get outside. However, this is also the time of year bears are emerging from their dens and conflicts with people tend to increase. Bears can be found throughout Montana. I...

Briefs for Dec. 22, 2021

Follow the ‘Penguin Path’ FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Families are invited to one or all of the Penguin Path Stations location at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson, the McDonald Event Center at Salish Kootenai College, the fairgrounds in Ronan, the Boys and Girls Teen Club, (76...

Deadline to apply for IGBC grants has been extended to Nov. 12

News from MT FWP   MONTANA — The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is seeking proposals for grants to partners and agencies to disseminate consistent messages about grizzly bears and to promote effective actions and techniques to increase human safety and decrease the likelihood of bear-huma...

Hunters must expect to see bears Hunters must expect to see bears

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA — Grizzly bears have the potential to be found anywhere in the western two-thirds of Montana (west of Billings), and their distribution is denser and more widespread than in previous years. Some areas with dense concentrations of grizzly bears are...

Bears seek food sources with arrival of fall Bears seek food sources with arrival of fall

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — With the arrival of fall, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff are busy responding to bear conflicts and working with the public to prevent conflicts. To date, most of the reported conflicts in northwest Montana have involved bears ge...

Bear resistant garbage cans available

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Unsecured garbage is irresistible to bears and quickly leads to bears frequenting homes and homesites, leading to conflicts. Due to human safety concerns, and the ability to prevent conflicts, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ wildlife managem...

Briefs for May 5, 2021

Get vaccinated Montana News from Senator Tester and Senator Daines MONTANA — While it’s true that Senator Steve Daines and Senator Tester don’t always see eye-to-eye on everything, there’s one thing they definitely agree on right now – that every Montanan should get th...

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