Cold, wet, system headed this way The weather honeymoon is over. The National Weather Service is saying a cold, wet system should descend on the region today, tomorrow and into the weekend. Valley floors will see .5 to .75 inch of rain, while higher terrain will see 1 to 1.5 inches of rain.
USFS Chief Promises More Discussion About Bikes In Wilderness Study Areas U.S. Sen. Steve Daines continues to pressure the U.S. Forest Service to reconsider proposed mountain bike closures in two Montana wilderness sudy areas. U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen vows the agency will meet with mountain biking groups who want to regain access to… Read More »
Thoughts on grizzlies The grizzlies are back! By any measure, the grizzly bear, with a lot of human help, have made a remarkable recovery. Many folks, including Montana’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks feel that they should no longer be listed as an endangered species. Others, including many environmental organizations, are opposed to delisting.
Park warns about avalanches on Sun Road Glacier National Park reminds hikers and cyclists to be aware of possible avalanche conditions along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Local cyclist Patrick Scribner found out just how avalanche prone the alpine section of the road can be last week when snow came down during his ride to triple arches.
A History Of Grizzly Bear Recovery In The Lower 48 States At their peak, grizzly bears numbered more than 50,000 in the Lower 48. They roamed from the West Coast to the Great Plains, from northern Alaska to central Mexico. Facing threats from habitat loss, hunting and conflicts with people and livestock, their numbers dwindled… Read More »