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FWP Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Land Acquisition in Hill County


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal for the fee-title acquisition of a parcel of property in north Hill County. The proposed purchase contains approximately 640 acres of property about 45 miles northwest of Havre. This property is adjacent to the Lost River Wildlife Management Area (WMA), and if acquired, would be managed as a part of this WMA. The property is located along the Milk River and consists primarily of Milk River riparian habitats and associated uplands.

(Region 6 - Fish & Wildlife )

FWP Helps with Raptor Rescue


Thanks to a concerned landowner in the Yellowstone Valley, an apparently ailing juvenile red-tailed hawk is at the Montana Raptor Conservation Center in Bozeman for rehabilitation and possibly release into the wild.

(Region 7 - Fish & Wildlife )

Agencies to treat Soda Butte Creek to restore cutthroat stronghold


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks – in a cooperative effort with Wyoming and federal biologists – will treat 28 miles of streams northeast of and within Yellowstone National Park next week to remove non-native brook trout and enhance the viability of native Yellowstone cutthroat trout.

(Region 5 - Fish & Wildlife )

Two grizzlies captured near Whitefish and released in the North Fork


A young grizzly showed up in Whitefish on August 9 on Dakota Avenue in a residential area. Grizzly Bear Management Specialist Tim Manley set a trap in the late morning near the cherry tree the bear was observed in. The bear was seen several more times that evening near Wildwood Condos and the Lodge at Whitefish Lake.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife )

Grizzly Bear Captured in the North Fork of the Flathead Drainage


On July 29th, an adult female grizzly bear was captured on private property south of Red Meadow Creek where a bear had broken into three camp trailers. The trailers were unoccupied at the time, but people had been living in them. According to Grizzly Bear Management Specialist Tim Manley, the bear was captured in a culvert trap that was set within two feet of one of the trailers. The trailers had been broken into on the evening of the 28th. Once inside the trailers the bear ate dog food along with food in the cupboards.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife )


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