Two more groups sue over forest plan plan Two regionally based environmental groups contend that roads in the Flathead National Forest can significantly impair habitat for grizzly bears and bull trout, both of which are threatened species protected in the Lower 48 by the Endangered Species Act.
Another lawsuit to challenge Forest plan Two environmental groups have filed suit against the Forest Service and other federal agencies claiming the new Flathead National Forest plan doesn’t do enough to protect grizzly bears and bull trout. The suit, filed by Friends of the Wild Swan and the Swan View Coalition, claims road rules under… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: FWP Fisheries Biologists Plan Collaboration with National Park Service to Conserve Westslope Cutthroat In late March, the National Park Service released an Environmental Assessment proposing to use rotenone, a fish toxicant, to remove threats posed by non-native Yellowstone cutthroat from Lake Evangeline, Camas Lake, and Camas Creek upstream of… Read More »
Whitebark Pine: The Crown Of The Continent’s Vanishing Giants I first visited Glacier National Park in June. Though winter had only recently loosened its grip on the Crown of the Continent, there were blue skies and sunshine as I hiked up a high-elevation glacial basin. The temperature was a balmy 60 degrees. Even at the… Read More »
Bug Bytes Episode Nine – Mosquitoes Imagine enjoying beautiful summer evenings without the nuisance of mosquitoes. Humans and other animals know mosquitoes as annoying, buzzing bloodsuckers. Well, at least female mosquitoes are. Only female mosquitoes suck blood, which they need to provision their eggs with essential amino acids. But the question is up for debate.