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Jack Stanford, outgoing FLBS director, and incoming Director James Elser stand next to the station’s research vessel, the Jessie B. (Photo Credit:UM)
Jack Stanford, outgoing FLBS director, and incoming Director James Elser stand next to the station’s research vessel, the Jessie B. (Photo Credit:UM)
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UM’s Flathead Lake Biological Station Hires New Director

  POLSON – James “Jim” Elser, an internationally renowned freshwater ecologist, will become the next director of the University of Montana’s century-old Flathead Lake Biological Station.
      

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GNP: Public Invited to Noxious Weed Blitz

Citizen Science Program Offers Opportunities to Monitor Invasive Plants

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park's Citizen Science Program announces two opportunities to help with early detection of invasive plants along park trails: a Noxious Weed Blitz on July 21 and an online training course for the Invasive Plants Citizen Science program. Both opportunities are free of charge and

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Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio: Bear With Us

Summer is prime time for human-bear encounters and Gregg Losinski with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee and Idaho Fish and Game has tips for minimizing those encounters for hikers, campers and those who live in bear country

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UM Hires New Director of Wildlife Biology Program

 MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Wildlife Biology Program has named Chad Bishop as its new director. Bishop, who previously served as assistant director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, takes over from interim director Winsor Lowe on Aug. 1.

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FWP: Swimmer’s Itch Reported at Willow Creek Reservoir

Reports of "swimmer's itch" at Willow Creek Reservoir on the Rocky Mountain Front northwest of Augusta, have prompted the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to issue an advisory.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, "swimmer's itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, appears as a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to certain parasites that infect some birds and mammals.

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FWP Seeks Comment on Proposed Elk Seasons

Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing archery and general rifle seasons. The additional seasons, called elk shoulder seasons, would be used where needed to reduce elk populations

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Zebra Mussels are small, but they can become a big problem if they become established in Glacier National Park's waterways. All watercraft entering the park are subject to inspection for this and other aquatic invasive species. (NPS Photo)
Zebra Mussels are small, but they can become a big problem if they become established in Glacier National Park's waterways. All watercraft entering the park are subject to inspection for this and other aquatic invasive species. (NPS Photo)
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GNP: Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park continues its boat inspection and permit program this summer as part of an ongoing aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention program. 

Westward expansion of zebra and quagga mussels, and other aquatic invasive species transported mainly on recreational watercraft, is driving regional water resource managers to adjust existing AIS prevention strategies

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Jack Hanna  (Photo Credit: Montana Outdoor Legacy Foundation)
Jack Hanna (Photo Credit: Montana Outdoor Legacy Foundation)
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Jack Hanna to Host Popular Grizzly Bear Fundraiser

BIGFORK—A popular annual fundraiser for Montana wildlife biologists who oversee the state’s grizzly bear and lion populations is scheduled for July 10 at Jack and Suzi Hanna’s farm near Bigfork.

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Just In Time

Just in time for our Lewis & Clark Festival coming up July 24th over in Cut Bank... Children's book author Lisa Roberts shares fascinating facts MOST people don't know about the infamous expedition in her new book (the 2nd in a series), "Back to Basics with Aydan & Addy: Discover Your Inner Pioneer & Adventurer with Lewis & Clark & Sacagawea Too." Aydan & Addy are

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The upper Sun River (Photo by Alan Rollo, Sun River Watershed Group)
The upper Sun River (Photo by Alan Rollo, Sun River Watershed Group)
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Sun River Finalist in Prestigious National Competition

Collaborative project one of four finalists to present at River Rally in New Mexico in May

 Great Falls, Mont. -- A collaborative project to restore flows and water quality in the Rocky Mountain Front’s Sun River has gained international attention as one of the top four finalists in the national premiere of the North American Riverprize, a prestigious recognition bestowed by the International River Foundation.
“We were thrilled to

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It’s Springtime in the Rockies on Northwestern Outdoors Radio

It's spring and we've got whitewater rafting and all sorts of fishing on tap this weekend on Northwestern Outdoors Radio!  Marty Smith with 3 Rivers Resort kicks things off and lets you know about the single and multi-day rafting/trout fishing trips you can enjoy in Northern Idaho.  We leave the whitewater to visit the lakes and slou

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Captain Forrest Fawthrop of Walleye Hunter Outfitters will be one of John Kruse's guests this Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
Captain Forrest Fawthrop of Walleye Hunter Outfitters will be one of John Kruse's guests this Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio on K96-fm.
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Northwestern Outdoors Radio Heads to BC this Sunday.

Bill Hanlon with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA) shares his fascinating story of going on a multi-day hunting expedition in Northern British Columbia and finding not only a Dall sheep, but also the frozen and mummified remains of a 500 year old man.  The tale stretches over two hunts and five years as the myste

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