Here are a few nuggets kicked up over the past few days . . .
A proposed bill to release federal roadless and wilderness study areas to local management and development is gathering lengthy lists of supporters and opponents, even though it’s stalled in Congress . . .
How would Flathead Lake’s complex food web and ecology change if an aggressive netting project started removing 140,000 lake trout every year?
That is considered an important question that has yet to be answered, but it is a subject being addressed in a study being conducted for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes as part of an environmental review for a proposed lake trout netting project on the lake . . .
A handful of skiers had the rare opportunity to see a wolverine Monday on the front side of Big Mountain.
The sightings later were confirmed by tracks and scat found around a deer carcass . . .