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HUNTERS BE CAREFUL!
People are asking about how the dry conditions and fire danger will affect hunting seasons.  FWP is not recommending that the Fish and Wildlife Commission close hunting seasons.  “Because of widely variable conditions and different types of hunting scenarios across the state, that is a decision righ…
Black Bear Euthanized
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Yesterday, Glacier National Park Rangers euthanized a black bear in Apgar Village, a populated area of the Park, after several reports in which the bear exhibited apparent food-conditioned behavior.
On Tuesday, June 7, the same bear was involved in an incident at Fish Creek Camp…
Glacier National Park Experiences Record Visitation in May
2016 NPS Centennial Season Begins At a Brisk Pace

Glacier National Park experienced record visitation during the month of May. According to visitor use statistics, the park’s visitation for the month of May 2016 was 178,218 recreational visitors, an increase of more than 32 percent ov…
Glacier Nat’l Park: Many Glacier, Chief Mountain Roads Open
Warm Weather Triggers Avalanches on Going-to-the-Sun Road
WEST GLACIER, MT – The National Park Service announced today that Many Glacier and Chief Mountain Roads on the east side of the Park are now open to vehicles for the season. Visitors are welcome to drive the 8-mile Many Glacier Road as f…
Fall Roadwork in Glacier National Park
Visitors should anticipate minor traffic delays
 
WEST GLACIER, MT.  – Going-to-the-Sun Road construction is ongoing and will continue this fall on the east side of Glacier National Park. Crews will begin roadwork between St. Mary Visitor Center and Divide Creek Bridge (at th…
UM Professors Work with NASA to Examine Climate Change Impacts
MISSOULA – As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multiyear field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawing of permafrost, wildfires an…
Benchmark Fire Update 8-28-15 10:15am
The Benchmark Fire, west of Augusta, forced the evacuation of a number of private, commercial, and forest service cabins earlier this week. The evacuation order remains in effect.
Hand crews working Thursday with support from helicopter bucket drops, built off of progress made Wednesday and construct…
Sunday on Northwester Outdoors Radio:
The Northwestern Outdoors Crew is on the road so we are taking you back to The Dalles in Oregon's scenic Columbia Gorge for a fun-filled show!   Guide Walleye Willie Ross tells you about four seasons of fishing available on the Columbia River, Chad Sperry has got the scoop on where to go bicycling a…
Sheep Fire Update 8-27-15 9:00am
Residents of Essex and the surrounding area remain on evacuation alert.
Weather: Conditions will be changing going into the weekend. A cold front is approaching and will drop temperatures Sunday. In advance of this front, winds are expected to increase by Friday and Saturday...

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