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Montana Tales & Trails


Bruce Auchly is the information officer for Fish, Wildlife and Parks in the Great Falls regional office. His "Tales and Trails" columns come from a curiosity of all things natural in north central Montana.

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FWP Outdoors Extra

FWP "Outdoors Extra" features celebrate Montana's wild heritage with stories on fish and wildlife management, the interests and activities of hunters and anglers; and the intriguing—including swift fox, spotted skunks, native sponges and the history of various species in the state.

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