Wildlife officials have confirmed four grizzly bears in Montana’s Upper Clark Fork and Bitterroot Valleys this year, ranging from Gold Creek to Sula.
ENNIS — Two people were injured Tuesday in an encounter with a grizzly bear southeast of Ennis.
The wind blows, the sagebrush shakes, and a flock of studied domestic sheep bleats along the trail, munching native plants — a peaceful, pastoral scene.
Biologists are set to begin capturing grizzly bears in the Custer Gallatin National Forest south of Gallatin Gateway as part of ongoing population monitoring required under the Endangered Species Act.
Tommo arrived at the zoo in 1995 after being identified as a “nuisance bear” in Yellowstone National Park and relocated twice by the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.
Authorities in Montana have trapped and killed a grizzly bear in northwest Montana after it was suspected of attacking calves across numerous ranches in the Dupuyer area.
A logging project west of Yellowstone National Park in the Custer Gallatin National Forest has been halted.
A grizzly bear has been confirmed in the Big Snowy Mountains, a first for the Central Montana island mountain range, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
A proposed logging project on more than 16,400 acres west of Yellowstone National Park is being contested by four conservation groups.
Resting with his back against a tree, a bloodied and dazed Carl Mock called 911 after being severely mauled by a 410-pound male grizzly bear on Thursday.
The 40-year-old man who was mauled by a grizzly bear near a campground north of West Yellowstone last week has died.
A grizzly bear was killed Friday as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff investigated the scene where a West Yellowstone man was mauled by a bear Thursday.
BILLINGS — A federal judge on Friday sided with conservation groups who said allowing domestic sheep to graze in a mountain range along the Idaho-Montana border as part of a government agriculture program could harm grizzly bears and other wildlife.
A Montana state report made public this week showed that grizzly bear deaths in parts of Yellowstone National Park increased last year and were higher than the 10-year average, wildlife officials said.
A grizzly bear goes for a walk in the snow before the end of hibernation at Milwaukee County Zoo, Wisconsin
Federal officials have announced the first grizzly bear sighting in Yellowstone National Park this year after a pilot spotted the bear from the air on Saturday.
In response to public concerns, the Custer Gallatin National Forest has modified its South Plateau logging project west of Yellowstone National Park in an attempt to increase "grizzly bear secure habitat by 1,000 acres."
Currently, black bears may only be hunted via spot-and-stalk hunting in the state during spring and fall seasons.
Opponents of the bill cautioned that it came with a number of unintended consequences.
“Ghost Forests,” airing Feb. 18, examines how a beetle and disease are killing off vast swaths of whitebark pine at alarming rates driven by climate change in the Rocky Mountain West.
Additional federal funding helped a coalition of government and conservation groups double the number of projects across Montana during 2020 to keep grizzly bears and wolves away from livestock or other attractants.