Wildlife

USFS Reminds Hunters to Avoid Feeding the Bears
Keep Yourself Safe and Avoid Bear Encounters
 
KALISPELL, MT – October 20, 2015--With the general deer and elk rifle season opening on October 24, hunters and other recreationists are reminded to properly store game meat, food, livestock feed, garbage, and all other attractants in a bear-re…
Sheep Mountain Fire Still Active, May Impact Hunting
The unusually dry, warm and windy weather that the Rocky Mountain Front has experienced so far this fall has kept the Moose Ridge and Sheep Mountain fires active. Fortunately, the cooler and shorter days of autumn have helped to moderate fire conditions sufficiently to allow a limited relaxation of …
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…
GNP: Food-Conditioned Black Bear Removed
Reminders About Recreating and Living in Bear Country
WEST GLACIER, MONT.  – Glacier National Park Rangers removed a food-conditioned black bear from the population on Thursday, September 17 near Lake McDonald Lodge. This action was necessary to ensure public safety...
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…
Sheep Fire Update 9-1-15 8:30am
The Sheep Fire is on the Flathead National Forest and burning in very steep terrain with limited access. The fire gained just 1 acre yesterday, and is now estimated at 2,102 acres, with the leading edge about 1 mile south of Essex and about 1/8 mile from the train tracks between Tank Creek and McDon…
Spotted Eagle Fire Update 8-31-15 Noon
More than a hundred local volunteer firefighters and the Montana National Guard are working with Blackfeet fire crews and a federal HotShots team to protect homes along the Rocky Mountain Front from the Spotted Eagle Eagle Fire, which is burning in timber and grassland on the southwest corner of the…
Essex Evacuation Ends, Hwy 2 Opens Monday Morning
The Glacier County and Flathead County Disaster Emergency Services have notified KSEN/K96 that US-2 will be reopened Monday morning, August 31st, at 6:00am. Pilot cars will guide traffic through the area of the Sheep Fire, which remains just 1/8 of a mile from the BNSF train tracks...

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