Tag Archives: FWP

Bursting at the Seams

By | April 10, 2018

The FWP’s Montana Outdoors magazine has an article that begins… If ever a place was ripe for grizzly problems, it’s Two Creek Monture Ranch. Surrounding the 21,000-acre cattle operation, about 50 miles east of Missoula, are the storied Blackfoot River and state and federal wildlife lands, forests, and wilderness. Deer, elk, and 900 cattle graze the… Read More »

FWP to Review Trapping Season at Annual Meeting on April 7

By | April 5, 2018

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Trappers Association will host an annual meeting in Kalispell on April 7. Regulations and annual harvest information will be presented and discussed. The public is welcome to attend. What:                   Annual FWP/MTA Annual Meeting Where:                 FWP Region 1 headquarters, 490 N. Meridian, Kalispell When:                  Saturday, April 7,… Read More »

Bears Emerging from Dens Across Northwest Montana

By | March 28, 2018

Bears are emerging from dens across northwest Montana and residents are reminded to remove food attractants from their properties to avoid conflicts. Montana is home to grizzly bears and black bears that roam the mountains and valley floors from spring through late fall before denning in wintertime. Starting in mid-March, bears begin emerging and move… Read More »

Montana Only State Without Grizzly Hunting Plan this Year

By | March 26, 2018

The Flathead Beacon reports that while Idaho and Wyoming pursue plans to allow grizzly bear hunting outside Yellowstone National Park, Montana wildlife officials say they don’t regret deciding against holding a hunt this year. This past week, Idaho opened public comment on a proposal for a hunt of one male grizzly. Wyoming has released a proposal… Read More »

Please Check out Your Bear Attractants

By | March 16, 2018

As bears emerge from their dens in the next few weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers guidance for avoiding conflicts between humans and bears. Visit FWP’s Be Bear Aware web pages for important tips on maintaining bear-safe residences and camping expeditions. “You’ll learn responsible ways to feed your pets, manage your garbage, landscape the… Read More »