The Flathead Beacon’s Great Outdoor Magazine has an article that begins… When most people consider the need for bear awareness, they conjure a self-centered scenario — the terrifying image of a charging grizzly, the desperate hope that a cloud of capsaicin from a can stops the charging bruin in its tracks. It’s a smart scenario… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that a northwest Montana campground has temporary banned tents and soft-sided campers after a grizzly bear made its way into the area. The Missoulian reports that hard-sided campers, camper vehicles and pickup trucks with small canvas pop-ups will be allowed at the Many Glacier Campground. Read the full article here.
Montana Public Radio has an article that begins… The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is getting together this week for their bi-annual meeting about grizzly bear management in northwest Montana. Members will vote on a conservation strategy that outlines how federal, tribal and state managers can maintain a recovered, genetically diverse population in the Northern Continental… Read More »
Be sure and lock your car, especially if you’re leaving it at a trail head…
A grizzly bear in north central Montana died Monday after getting into insecticide in an open garage. The sub-adult female bear was about 11 miles northwest of Carter, which is between Fort Benton and Great Falls. The female had been seen in previous days traveling with a sibling bear. The sibling is still believed to… Read More »
Montana Public Radio has a story that begins… Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks responded to a report of a dead grizzly bear in the Coram area of Flathead County on Saturday. The male grizzly bear was estimated to be approximately two and a half years old. More details have not been released while the U.S.… Read More »
Montana Public Radio (and every other news source) reports that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says a black bear hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear in the Swan Valley after misidentifying it in May. The male bear weighed 500 pounds and was about 18 years old. The agency says a man from Pennsylvania told game wardens… Read More »
The North Fork Preservation Association has a post that begins… Tim Manley posted the following note to Facebook yesterday letting us know that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks had “translocated” a couple of grizzlies to the North Fork. Read the full post here.