Wildlife

Lewis & Clark Nat’l Forest: Several Small Fires Burning
Ten fires are currently burning in the Rocky Mountain Ranger District on the Lewis & Clark National Forest. Three fires- Spotted Eagle, Muskrat Pass, and Mt. Poia- are the result of lightning strikes from a strong thunderstorm that passed through the area on Tuesday, August 11, and are colle…
Two New Fires Reported Near Essex
A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m at the Izaak Walton Hotel outside shelter in Essex.
The Incident Management Team in charge of the Thompson Fire in Glacier National Park has assumed management of two new fire starts (Sheep and Granite Fires) on the Flathead National For…
GNP: Reynolds Creek Fire Update 8-17-15
Fire Continues to Burn within Perimeter
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The night closure on the east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been lifted. The entire 52 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open to vehicle access...
GNP: Thompson Fire Update 8-17-15
Fire Update: The Thompson Fire  is located in a remote south-central backcountry area of Glacier National Park about 15 miles east of the West Glacier entrance and 12 miles southwest of the Saint Mary entrance. The fire is burning in the Thompson Creek and Nyack Creek drainages west of Med…
GNP: New Fire Starts Near Waterton Lake
CANADIAN FIREFIGHTERS ANSWER THE CALL
Parks Canada crews responded to a report of a lighning-caused forest fire from US National Park staff at Goat Haunt, Glacier National Park.  A helicopter, which was on standby in Waterton Lakes National Park, was immediately deployed to bucket the fire...
DNRC: Scotty Brown Fire Near Ovando
The following information is from the DNRC:

 
The Scotty Brown Fire started Monday, August 10th at 3:00pm and is located near Ovando, MT. The lightning-caused fire is currently at 23 acres with 20% containment. River Junction Road is closed to non-emergency traffic. A f...
USFS: Update on the Sucker Creek Fire, Helena National Forest
Here is the latest information from the Helena National Forest:
The lightning-caused Sucker Creek Fire, which is currently burning in the Sucker Creek area on the Lincoln Ranger District, was reported Monday, August 10th. The fire is in very rugged, steep terrain and burning in a stand of tree snags.…
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 trainin…
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.
There is a lot of fishing to be done this summer too...

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