Wildlife

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...
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…
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...
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 wate…
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.
 Montana’s Outdoor Legacy Foundation—formerly the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Foundation—organizes th…
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 prem…
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…
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...
Northwestern Outdoors Radio begins Trivia Contest
Sportsman’s Warehouse, “America’s Premier Outfitter”, is a sponsor of a brand new weekly trivia game on Northwestern Outdoors Radio where one lucky listener will win a $25 gift card every week for the next year!  The trivia contest will take place during the latter part of the hour-long broadcast an…
Sunday on Northwestern Outdoors Radio:
We've got an exciting broadcast for you from the 4th annual Backcountry Hunter & Anglers Rendezvous in Spokane this weekend!  Executive Director Land Tawney talks about the event, the growing organization and the battle being fought over a bill that would turn federal land manageme…

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