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Jogger Injured by Black Bear in Crazy Canyon

Fri Jul 29 11:24:00 MDT 2011

A Missoula woman was injured Friday morning when she surprised a female black bear with two cubs on the Crazy Canyon Trail on the east side of Missoula.

(Region 2 - Fish & Wildlife)

Spring flooding created hazards for region’s recreational floaters

Fri Jul 29 11:09:00 MDT 2011

High runoff throughout south central Montana this spring changed the channels and structures in many of the region’s rivers and creeks. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is advising recreational floaters to use extreme caution for the rest of the summer.

(Region 5 - Recreation News)

Fear Is Not Your Friend When It Comes To Bears

Fri Jul 29 08:45:00 MDT 2011

Many of us love to hear a scary bear story told around the campfire on a starry night. Vicarious fear can be fun sometimes, but it isn't any help if you carry it over into a real encounter with a bear.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife)

Repair Work Underway At Flood Damaged Fishing Access Sites

Fri Jul 29 08:37:00 MDT 2011

Of Montana's 334 fishing access sites, about 60 were temporarily closed following heavy flooding this spring. Cleanup and repair is underway and many of these sites have reopened and others will soon.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Swan Application Deadline Is Sept. 1

Fri Jul 29 08:26:00 MDT 2011

Tundra swan hunting license applications are now available. The deadline to apply to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks for a tundra swan hunting permit is Sept. 1.

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Archery 900 Antelope Hunting Season Opens Aug. 15

Fri Jul 29 08:21:00 MDT 2011

Montana’s fall hunting season officially gets underway Monday, Aug. 15 with the opening of the special archery 900 antelope season in many Montana hunting districts.

(Headquarters - Hunting)

Boater caution advised while oil cleanup continues

Thu Jul 28 10:03:00 MDT 2011

While cleanup of spilled oil along the Yellowstone River continues, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is advising recreational boaters stay off of the river between the Laurel and Lockwood highway bridges to accommodate work crews.

(Region 5 - Recreation News)


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