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Biologist Does Some Wolf Mythbusting

By | March 17, 2019

Biologist does some wolf Mythbusting Wolves live in family groups. They don’t think twice about traveling long distances. They’re territorial. They make a lot of noise. And some have no qualms about capturing and killing their foes. In other words, they’re a lot like humans.

Recipe: Welsh Tea Bread

By | March 17, 2019

Recipe: Welsh Tea Bread Food Guy Greg Patent recalls: “While I was hunting for immigrant bakers for my cookbook, “A Baker’s Odyssey,” I asked my Welsh friend and fellow Missoulian, Tottie Parmeter, if she might have a recipe she’d like to contribute. She said she’d be delighted to show me how to make it, so… Read More »

Kalispell business offers plastic recycling

By | March 16, 2019

Kalispell business offers plastic recycling It’s been over a year since Flathead residents had a place to recycle their plastics, but now Valley Recycling started a plastic recycling pilot program. “People are very interested,” said Valley Recycling lead operator Mike Smith. “They want to do the right thing by recycling, and we are trying to… Read More »

Biologist Diane Boyd does some wolf mythbusting

By | March 16, 2019

Biologist Diane Boyd does some wolf mythbusting Diane Boyd, large carnivore specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (and NFPA member), gave a well-received talk last week . . . Wolves live in family groups. They don’t think twice about traveling long distances. They’re territorial. They make a lot of noise. And some have no… Read More »

U.S. Moves to Lift Remaining Gray Wolf Protections

By | March 16, 2019

U.S. Moves to Lift Remaining Gray Wolf Protections – Flathead Beacon BILLINGS – Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subject to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort. The U.S.

Trump Administration Opens Western Lands to Energy Development, Strips Sage Grouse Protections

By | March 16, 2019

Trump Administration Opens Western Lands to Energy Development, Strips Sage Grouse Protections The Trump Administration today finalized plans that will open millions of acres in the West to oil and gas development and strip protections for a struggling greater sage-grouse. The Bureau of Land Management’s plan removes heightened protections for the core habitat of the… Read More »

The Paradox of Improved Access

By | March 14, 2019

The paradox of improved access Main concerns on the North Fork remain the same from year-to-year, can only be solved by government agencies and are most often controversial. Biggest battle that has been going on the longest is probably the main North Fork Road. To pave or not to pave?