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Brucellosis work group to meet in Bozeman July 25


The work group originally charged in 2012 with developing guidelines for elk management in areas with brucellosis will meet July 25 at the FWP Region 3 Headquarters in Bozeman. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public.

(Headquarters - Fish & Wildlife )

Grizzly Bear Detected on Montana Side of the Bitterroots


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.

(Region 2 - Fish & Wildlife )

Mountain Lion Encounter Prompts Reminder for Wildlife Safety Tips


Kalispell, MT — A brief encounter involving a mountain biker and a family group of mountain lions on a forested trail system north Whitefish highlights the need to be aware of possible wildlife encounters in the outdoors and to follow safety precautions.

(Region 1 - Fish & Wildlife )

Colstrip lake trail closed after mountain lion sighting


Recent sightings of a mountain lion and two kittens near Castle Rock Lake in Colstrip have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and local law enforcement to close a trail around the southeast side of the lake. Signs have been posted in the area.

(Region 7 - Fish & Wildlife )


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