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Grizzly bear euthanized near Libby

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Grizzly bear euthanized near Libby There are currently 50-60 grizzly bears in the Cabinet-Yaak area and 1000 in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem to the east. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Read More…

Survey finds growth, access and habitat loss are Montanans biggest public lands concerns

CLOSE Eric Melson, a Montana Outdoor Heritage Project steering committee member, speaks at a community meeting in Great Falls on May 20th. (Photo: Montana Outdoor Heritage Project) A recently completed survey concludes 83 percent of Montanans would support a modest increase in state taxes if the funds are dedicated to addressing short-falls in the state’s public Read More…

MSU Library acquires collection of materials from Fly Fishers International

Anne Cantrell, MSU News Service Published 12:15 p.m. MT Nov. 4, 2019 CLOSE Montana State University’s Library is acquiring a collection of materials from Fly Fishers International, consisting of books, periodicals, promotional materials and other items that relate to the study and practice of fly fishing including an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 volumes dating from Read More…

Pack of wolves kill 8 llamas near Butte

BUTTE — Federal wildlife managers plan to kill a pack of wolves that killed eight llamas last month in the Highlands Mountains southeast of Butte. John Steuber, state director of the USDA Wildlife Services, says an Oct. 11 investigation confirmed that three llamas were killed by wolves and five others probably were. He says the Read More…

Montana hunter reports shooting grizzly bear in self-defense

Grizzly bear on the Rocky Mountain Front. Image captured by a motion activated camera (Photo: Garrett Turner) BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials are investigating after a hunter reported shooting a grizzly bear in self-defense in southwestern Montana. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said the shooting happened Saturday in the Eureka Basin south Gravelly Mountains. Four hunters were Read More…

Montana FWP seeks hunter help to halt spread of deadly Chronic Wasting Disease

CLOSE White tail deer showing classic symptoms of Chronic Wasting Disease (Photo: Mike Hopper, Kansas Dept. of Wildlife) In 1967, researchers at the University of Colorado began to document a troubling disease afflicting the state’s wild deer populations. Seemingly healthy mule deer captured from the area surrounding Fort Collins were wasting away and dying. The symptoms Read More…