The Flathead Beacon reports that officials from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will present the framework of the possible future hunting season at the May 12 meeting with the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission in Helena. Hunting would still be prohibited in the national park. State wildlife managers anticipate fewer than 10 grizzlies would be killed annually during the season. Public comment will be accepted at the meeting and through June 17. Read the full story here.
The North Fork Preservation Association posted a related story “A lightning rod for grizzly recovery.” Check it out here.