Wolf Trapping Plan Generates Huge Public Response
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials say they have received a whopping 6,500 comments on their proposal for this year's wolf hunt.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Ron Aasheim says the number of comments far outnumbers the 1,500 received in 2011...
See the World’s Biggest Crocodile
A monster crocodile who goes by the name Lolong has just earned a Guinness World Record for being the largest saltwater croc held in captivity. We wonder if that makes his handlers, who must have the most dangerous job in the world, feel any better.
Grizzly Bear Euthanized After Twice Killing Cattle
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — State wildlife officials have euthanized a young grizzly bear that killed cattle in the Red Lodge twice in the past year.
The 2½-year-old grizzly bear was captured Friday morning, a day after a dead calf was found near a county road northeast of Red Lodge...
Search on for Montana Grizzly That Killed 70 Sheep
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — State and federal wildlife officials in Montana say they're trying to locate a female grizzly bear responsible for killing 70 sheep at three ranches in the last two weeks.
Officials tell the Great Falls Tribune they hope to locate the grizzly using a transmitter a…
Schweitzer Adviser New Deputy Director at FWP
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Brian Schweitzer's natural resource policy adviser has been named the new deputy director at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Mike Volesky replaces former Butte legislator Art Noonan, who recently left for a job at Northwestern Energy...
Montana to decide trumpeter swan reintroduction
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife commissioners are being asked to approve a program to reintroduce trumpeter swans to the Madison River Valley.
Wildlife officials plan to release five 70-day-old swans this summer in the restored O'Dell Creek headwaters south of Ennis...
Wyoming Governor Asks Feds to Delist Grizzlies
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on the federal government to end federal protections for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area.
Mead wrote to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week saying that the gravity of the bear situation around the nation's olde…
Senators Want Animal Disease Off Security List
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus are asking federal health officials to lift security restrictions on the bacteria that causes a disease found in wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park.
The Montana Democrats said Tuesday that the restrictions are making r…

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