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FWP seeks public comment on proposed conservation easement

News from Montana Fish, Wildllife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public input on a potential project that would place nearly 33,000 acres of private timberland in northwest Montana under a conservation easement and protect working lands, public recreation acc...

Governor formally requests action on Flathead Lake Governor formally requests action on Flathead Lake

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On July 13 Governor Greg Gianforte submitted a System Operational Request to the Columbia River Technical Management Team (TMT) to address low water levels in Flathead Lake. The governor noted that, in accordance with TMT guidelines, TMT membe...

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...

Respect seasonal closure along north shore Flathead Lake

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — The public is reminded to please respect public and private land closures along the north shore of Flathead Lake between Bigfork and Somers. The vast stretch of north shoreline owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Waterfowl Product...

Spring time welcomes bears back to the Valley

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — As spring approaches, the Tribal Wildlife Management Program would like to remind the public that bears, both black and grizzly, will soon be emerging from their dens.  Mild weather this fall and winter may mean bears could emerge from the den earlier ...

CSKT announces emergency National Bison Range regulations CSKT announces emergency National Bison Range regulations

News from CSKT On Dec. 27th, 2020, Congress took the historic action of legislatively restoring the lands of the National Bison Range to federal trust ownership for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, following the signing of the Montana Water Rights Protection Act (Public Law #116-260) and, si...

$250,000 grant to continue addressing grizzly-human conflicts $250,000 grant to continue addressing grizzly-human conflicts

News from the Office of Steve Daines  MONTANA — U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service renewed a $250,000 grant to help reduce grizzly bear and human conflicts in Montana. “This funding is critical to help reduce grizzly-human conflicts in Montana as w...

Glacier National Park announces entrance fee-free days for 2021

News from Glacier National Park MONTANA — Glacier National Park will waive its entrance fee on six days in 2021. The fee-free days are part of the Trump Administration’s commitment to increase access, promote recreational opportunities, improve visitor facilities and conserve natural and his...

U.S. House passes the Great American Outdoors Act

News from the Montana Wildlife Federation Washington, D.C. — On July 22, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass the Great American Outdoors Act in a vote of 310 to 107. The bipartisan legislation, which will soon head to the President’s desk to be signed into law, would ful...

Partners announce Bison Conservation Initiative

News from U.S. Fish  and Wildlife Service WASHINGTON D.C. — Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt recently announced the Bison Conservation Initiative, a new cooperative initiative that will coordinate conservation strategies and approaches for the wild American Bison over the next 10 yea...


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