wildlife

Grizzly Comments Extended
You can make comments on the draft of an updated conservation and management plan for grizzly bears in southwestern Montana until September 30.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials extended the comments from September 16 in response from the public for more time to study the plan, which was…
Wyoming Governor Asks Feds to Delist Grizzlies
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on the federal government to end federal protections for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area.
Mead wrote to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week saying that the gravity of the bear situation around the nation’s old…
Senators Want Animal Disease Off Security List
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus are asking federal health officials to lift security restrictions on the bacteria that causes a disease found in wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park.
The Montana Democrats said Tuesday that the restrictions are making r…
Montana Residents Injured When Car Hits Moose
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Police says five Great Falls, Mont., residents were injured when the car they were in struck a moose on Interstate 90 in northern Idaho.
 
The ISP says 14-year-old Ryan Comesatnight of Great Falls was westbound shortly after 9 p.m. S...