Bursting at the Seams

By | April 10, 2018

The FWP’s Montana Outdoors magazine has an article that begins… If ever a place was ripe for grizzly problems, it’s Two Creek Monture Ranch. Surrounding the 21,000-acre cattle operation, about 50 miles east of Missoula, are the storied Blackfoot River and state and federal wildlife lands, forests, and wilderness. Deer, elk, and 900 cattle graze the ranch’s rolling pasture amid stands of 100-foot-tall ponderosa pines. In summer the ranch is also home to 15 to 20 grizzlies. The bears are part of a 1,000-strong population living in the 96,000-square-mile Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE), a rugged, mostly mountainous region that extends north from the Blackfoot Valley into Alberta and British Columbia. Read the full article here.

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