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Big Horn Sheep Captured, Moved to Sheep Creek Drainage South of Great Falls

 

State wildlife biologists have trapped and transplanted 21 bighorn sheep to the Sheep Creek drainage that flows into the Missouri River south of Great Falls. The animals were captured over several days from the Missouri River Breaks north of Lewistown.

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Host John Kruse has some great Christmas swag to give away on Northwestern Outdoors, heard Sunday mornings at 5am on K96-fm and online at k96fm.com! (Photo credit: John Kruse)
Host John Kruse has some great Christmas swag to give away on Northwestern Outdoors, heard Sunday mornings at 5am on K96-fm and online at k96fm.com! (Photo credit: John Kruse)
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Christmas in the Northwest Outdoors This Sunday Morning!

 

It's time again for Northwestern Outdoors Radio to wish you a "Merry Christmas!".  We do it every December as a way of saying thanks to our listeners who support us every year!  Listeners to the show this weekend can tune in and decide what one gift they want to ask for, and then do so on our Northwestern Outdoors Radio Facebook page or through our website. This

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GNP Seeks Comments on Proposed Fee Increases

New Boat Launch Fee and Campground Fee Included

WEST GLACIER, MT. –Glacier National Park is requesting public comment on a proposal to increase the park’s entrance fees for the first time in nine years, implement a motorized boat launch fee, and increase the camping fee at the Many Glacier Campground.

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Monitoring the Hunt..or Harassing the Hunters?

The following is a news release from the recently-formed Yellowstone Wolf Patrol, regarding their efforts to "Monitor and Disrupt" the hunting of wolves near Yellowstone National Park:

Americans outraged with the killing of wolves from Yellowstone National Park (YNP) have organized the YELLOWSTONE WOLF PATROL, whose members have entered the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness to monitor and document Montana's wolf hunt, set to begin on September 15th.        

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MSU Extension Minute: Name That Weed

On her Extension Minute today, Glacier Co. Agent Kari Lewis offered some tips for identifying and dealing with Canada Thistle. Here are the links she offered:

Montana Weed Control Association

Colorado State University Extension

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Put Safety First in Glacier National Park

Multiple Unrelated Medical Incidents Occurred
 
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park personnel responded to a series of unrelated medical incidents recently, including two visitor deaths from cardiac arrest in two separate incidents.  
 
On Monday after

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A microphone records the sounds of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado. NPS Photo.
A microphone records the sounds of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado. NPS Photo.
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GNP: Going-to-the-Sun Road Noise Study Begins

Project Aims to Preserve Natural Soundscapes
 
WEST GLACIER, MT.  – Glacier National Park will begin a vehicle noise education and outreach project along the Going-to-the-Sun Road this month in an effort to reduce vehicle noise and preserve natural soundscapes in the park. Two roadside noise meter

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GNP road crews hope to have Logan Pass open to thru traffic this weekend. GNP photo
GNP road crews hope to have Logan Pass open to thru traffic this weekend. GNP photo
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Logan Pass Access Anticipated this Weekend

Limited Shuttle Service Continues
                                                   

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The entire Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is anticipated to be open to vehicle travel by this weekend, allowing access to Logan Pass. While most snow removal

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Glacier Park – Join the Noxious Weed Blitz on Tuesday, July 15

Citizen Science Program Offers Opportunities to Detect 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: Noxious Weed Blitz on July 15 and an online training course for the Invasive Plants Citizen Science program. Both opportunities are f

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Kim Anthony of Joplin shows off a prize-winning carp.  The 27th Annual 27th Annual Sweet Grass Archers Bowfishing Tournament
is this Saturday at Tiber.
Kim Anthony of Joplin shows off a prize-winning carp. The 27th Annual 27th Annual Sweet Grass Archers Bowfishing Tournament is this Saturday at Tiber.
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There’s More Than One Way to Catch a Fish

27th Annual SweetGrass Archers Bowfishing Tournament

Saturday June 28th

Sunrise7 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

"We must be doing something right." John Kruse, award-winning host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio. The show airs on K96fm on Sundays at 5:00am.
"We must be doing something right." John Kruse, award-winning host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio. The show airs on K96fm on Sundays at 5:00am.
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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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Courtesy John Kruse, Northwestern Outdoors Radio
John Kruse is the host of Northwestern Outdoors Radio, heard Sunday mornings at 5:00am on KZIN-fm and online at www.k96fm.com .
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Northwestern Outdoors Program Honored

Northwestern Outdoors Radio received first and second place Excellence in Craft awards in the category of "Best Audio" last week during the Northwest Outdoor Writer's Association annual conference that took place at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson, Montana.

The first pla

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