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Articles with the Tag: Grizzly Bear

Charlo man admits illegal killing of grizzly bear

News from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Montana MISSOULA — A Charlo man who admitted on Dec. 9 to illegally killing a grizzly bear in 2018 was ordered to pay $5,000 restitution and sentenced to two years of federal probation, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said. Kevin Moll, 31, p...

FWP hosts virtual bear safety training FWP hosts virtual bear safety training

News from FWP HELENA — Human-bear conflicts increase in fall as bears gorge in preparation for hibernation and people take to the woods for archery and rifle hunting seasons. FWP will host two virtual bear safety training events, followed by two bear spray give-away opportunities in Bozeman and He...

2022 big game hunting forecast 2022 big game hunting forecast

News from FWP HELENA — Are you ready for hunting season? FWP can help. In addition to the following hunting forecast, FWP provides online information about hunting access, including our popular Block Management Program. Through the program, we coordinate with landowners to provide hunting access t...

CSKT Division of Fire shares updates CSKT Division of Fire shares updates

News from the CSKT Division of Fire LAKE COUNTY — As of Sunday evening, Aug. 21, the Garceau fire is 6,724 acres and 33% contained. 340 personnel are working on the fire, led by Local Type 3 organization, and Incident Commander Darrell Clairmont. There are no evacuations and there are no struct...

Public invited to Polebridge Bear Fair

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks and North Fork Preservation Assoc . POLEBRIDGE — The Polebridge Bear Fair is planned for Saturday, July 30, from noon– 4:30 p.m. at the Home Ranch Bottoms, 8950 North Fork Road in Polebridge. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, pro...

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...

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