Tag Archives: FWP

Bear Fair in Polebridge

By | August 25, 2019

On Saturday afternoon, people gathered in front of the stage behind the Northern Lights Saloon for a Bear Fair. There were booths, demonstrations of electric fencing and bear spray, speakers, face painting for children, and costumed bears roaming around posing for pictures with participants. The event was held to educate landowners and visitors about bear… Read More »

Montana FWP Seeks Comment On Non-Native Trout Removal

By | July 19, 2019

Montana FWP Seeks Comment On Non-Native Trout Removal Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is proposing to remove non-native trout species in Cooney Creek, a tributary of the upper Swan River in northwest Montana, in an effort to boost native westslope cutthroat and bull trout populations. FWP manages these species as “species of conservation concern.”

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is re-introduced

By | July 18, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is re-introduced Most wildlife falls under management of the state wildlife agencies, like Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. These agencies are largely funded by hunter and angler dollars, collected through a variety of sources including license and user fees and federal excise taxes on hunting,… Read More »

Grizzly Bear Detected on Montana Side of the Bitterroots

By | July 18, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Grizzly Bear Detected on Montana Side of the Bitterroots Fish & Wildlife – Region 2 A male grizzly bear with a GPS tracking collar was detected in a remote area of Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest about 15 miles west of Stevensville before moving back into Idaho early this week.

Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released

By | July 10, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released By about mid-August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website (http://fws.gov/birds) will have the Waterfowl Status Report (based on the May breeding duck surveys) giving the overall duck estimates and estimates by species. Survey results will also be found on… Read More »

Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released

By | July 9, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and ‘webless’ migratory bird regulations released By about mid-August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website (http://fws.gov/birds) will have the Waterfowl Status Report (based on the May breeding duck surveys) giving the overall duck estimates and estimates by species. Survey results will also be found on… Read More »