Category Archives: News

Protecting grizzlies while keeping people safe

By | November 14, 2017

The FWP Montana Outdoors magazine has an article by Director Martha Williams that begins… This past summer I met with area ranchers and others in Augusta, a town of 315 people between the Rocky Mountain Front and Great Falls, to discuss grizzly bears expanding their range beyond the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE). Read the full… Read More »


By | November 14, 2017

The Hungry Horse News has a good yesterdays column this week that includes… Nov. 10, 1967 Robert Gilmore, 46, of Torrance, California was mauled by a grizzly bear while hunting elk up the North Fork at Home Ranch Bottoms. Hunting companion Charlie Ritter shot the bear twice while it was still on top of Gilmore… Read More »

Green Grazing

By | November 13, 2017

FPW’s Montana Outdoor’s Magazine has a story that begins… Brian Martin drives to the top of a rise on the Matador Ranch overlooking a prairie stretching for miles in all directions. The landscape appears uniform to a first-time visitor until Martin, conservation director for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Montana, points out the diversity in this vast… Read More »

Winter has Come to the North Fork

By | November 12, 2017

Winter in the North Fork started on November 1 with the first big winter storm.  After a week and a half of below-freezing temperatures and about a foot of snow, North Forkers were celebrating the coming of winter and having visions of cross country skiing.  The road was plowed and driving was not too treacherous… Read More »

The Inside Road

By | November 10, 2017

In his Hungry Horse News column this week, Larry talks about the history of the Inside Road and gives some arguments for why it should be reopened by the Park. Read his full column here.