So much of the Montana way of life involves the landscape and wildlife of our great state. Read below for the latest stories related to activities of the Department of Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks. For information on licenses, state parks, and camping, visit their website.
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
Woman Left With Broken Wrist After Virginia City Moose Encounter
A woman was injured after she was charged by a moose while walking her dogs in Virginia City.
Fielder's Montana Legislative Update on Wildlife Bills
Rep. Paul Fielder (R-Thompson Falls) sent us an update on the wildlife related bills he is working on before the Montana Legislature. Plus, his bill to eliminate taxes on social security is now off the table for reconsideration.
Montana Hunting and Fishing Licenses On Sale March 1
Get your hunting license this spring.
Gianforte Names Fish & Wildlife Board Appointments, More
Governor Greg Gianforte (R-MT) hit the ground running in the last two weeks with major policy change announcements, releasing a budget proposal, and announcing his Cabinet picks. He also announced a slate of new appointees for state boards and commissions, including coveted positions on the Fish and…
Montana FWP Seeks Info on Illegal Killing of Bald Eagle
A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, in hope they will receive information that leads them to an individual who was responsible for the death of a bald illegal along the Yellowstone River.
Watercraft Inspection Stations are Opening in Northwest Montana
Once again, it’s time to remember three very important words for boaters; clean, drain and dry.
Important Changes for Those Getting Fishing and Hunting Licenses
March 1 marks the new license year for Montana fishermen and women and for hunters, as well.
Montana FWP Seeks Volunteer Hunter and Bow Hunter Instructors
Every year sees a new generation of hunters take to the mountains and plains of Montana, and those new hunters need the proper training and instruction, not just for safety, but to truly enjoy the outdoor experience.
Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Wild Elk – First in Montana
Montana recorded its first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in wild elk Monday.