Tag Archives: Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

Montana FWP to add new bureau to fight aquatic invasive species

In response to last year’s detection of invasive mussel larvae, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is adding a new bureau to fight aquatic invasive species. (By the way, they are also looking for additional aquatic invasive species inspection and laboratory … Continue reading

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Possible invasive mussel detection in Missouri River

Uh, oh. More evidence of invasive mussel species in Montana’s waters . . . Preliminary test results have indicated another possible detection of mussel larvae south of Canyon Ferry Reservoir in the Missouri River, although additional lab work is needed … Continue reading

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FWP busy with problem bears in Flathead Valley

It’s that time of year. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is busy dealing with nuisance grizzlies as they fatten up ahead of winter hibernation. One two-year-old delinquent was captured near the county landfill and turned loose up the North Fork’s … Continue reading

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2016 Bear Fair in Bigfork, June 4

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Montana ready to address WNS in bats if necessary

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks responds to the first reported occurrence of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in the Western U.S. . . . Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, partner agencies and other organizations are prepared for white-nose syndrome (WNS), should it … Continue reading

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Montana wolf numbers stable, exceed federal requirements

Here’s a write-up from the Flathead Beacon on the state of the wolf population in Montana. Also see the previous post containing the full press release from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks . . . Five years after the contentious … Continue reading

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Montana wolf numbers remain stable in 2015

From an April 1, 2016 press release by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Note the informational links at the end of the article . . . Wolf numbers in Montana remain healthy and well above federally-mandated minimums as the fifth … Continue reading

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Another land easement proposed near Whitefish

Whitefish makes a preliminary move to protect even more of their watershed from development . . . Even as local leaders and state resource managers celebrated the recent completion of the Haskill Basin conservation easement east of Whitefish Lake, a … Continue reading

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Haskill Basin conservation easement completed

Good news for Whitefish: The Haskill Basin conservation easement is a done deal . . . For years, conservation groups and city officials have recognized the development pressure that could bear down on Haskill Basin, a block of land east … Continue reading

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FWP reminds residents that feeding wildlife is Illegal and can be dangerous

Here’s a timely reminder from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks . . . FWP would like to remind folks that the supplemental feeding of game animals is illegal under Montana code (MCA 87-6-216). Recently, FWP has been investigating incidents of … Continue reading

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