Best of North Central Montana

Plowing Resumes on Going-To-The-Sun Road
East Side Open to Jackson Glacier Overlook  
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park snow plowing crews continue to clear the Going-to-the-Sun Road after a recent storm brought heavy rain and at least 36 inches of new snow near the Continental Divide
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GNP Reminds Visitors: A Fed Bear Is a Dead Bear
Food-Conditioned Black Bear Euthanized
Visitors Reminded to Never Feed Wildlife
 
WEST GLACIER, MONT.  – Glacier National Park Rangers euthanized a black bear from the Many Glacier area on Tuesday, June 17 after an incident in which the bear exhibited apparent food-conditioned beha…
NRCS: CSP Renewal Applications Are Being Accepted Now.
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 – Producers with expiring U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts have from July 11 until Sept. 12, 2014 to renew and add conservation activities that will support their natural resource improvement activities and fine-tune thei…
There’s More Than One Way to Catch a Fish
27th Annual SweetGrass Archers Bowfishing Tournament
Saturday June 28th
Sunrise – 7 p.m.(weigh in)
Registration : $10 per person / $20 per 2 person Team
Registration & Dinner will be at Tiber Marina
Tiber Reservoir & Marias River Fishing Only
Only Non-Game Common Carp & Buffa…
Jack and Suzi Hanna Invite You To Dinner
BIGFORK—A popular annual fundraiser for Montana wildlife biologists who oversee the state’s grizzly bear population is scheduled for July 11 at Jack and Suzi Hanna’s farm near Bigfork. Montana’s Outdoor Legacy Foundation—formerly the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Foundation—organizes the yearly e…
MSU Extension Minute: Varmint Control Links

Here are the links to the publications offered by Glacier Co. Agent Kari Lewis on today's Extension Minute:
The Columbian Ground Squirrel: It's Biology and Control 
MT Dept. of Agriculture List of Registered Rodenticides for Ground Squirrel Control
 
MRLA Hosts “Gentle Hands” Livestock Conference
Last fall when leaders of the Marias River Livestock Association heard that Temple Grandin could possibly be in Montana for spring 2014, they jumped at the chance to bring her to the Golden Triangle. Her appearance will be the cornerstone event of the Gentle Hand Livestock Confer…
MSU Extenion: Field Tour at Conrad July 8th.
 BOZEMAN – Mixed species cover crops, or "cover crop cocktails," are the focus of a study by researchers at Montana State University and will be the topic of a field tour on July 8 from 9-11 a.m., near Conrad, Montana. The four-year study, funded by USDA Western Sustainable Agriculture Res…
Local Businesses Rock Customer Service with Superhost Training
Shelby, Mont. -- Representatives of local  convenience stores, lodging properties, visitor information centers, museums, outfitters, restaurants and any business greeting visitors to the area are invited, free of charge, to attend the popular “Rockin’ to the Rhythm of Serv…
Northwestern Outdoors Radio Wins National Award
John Kruse, the host and producer of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, received three "Excellence in Craft" awards during the Outdoor Writer's Association of America annual conference held over Memorial Day weekend in McAllen, Texas. 
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50 Year Commemoration: Remembering the Flood of 1964
Coming Sunday a Tribune Special Series
Floods of 1964
The Great Falls Tribune takes a look back at the floods that devastated our region 50 years ago. Beginning Sunday, May 25th, with coverage all week! Watch for stories about the storms, the dams, lives lost, and the courageous response by the towns&…

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