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.
Sentencing for Man Illegally Trafficking Animal Parts in Montana
Looking at the charges, it appears Montana black bears got the worst of it. But other species suffered some losses, too.
Western Montana Asked to be on the Lookout for Snapping Turtles
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks are asking anyone who discovers snapping turtles in Western Montana to report them.
Montana FWP Holds Press Conference on Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Some birds in Montana have been tested recently and found to be infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, which has been confirmed in central and western states, including Montana.
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Introduces New Mobile App
Montana hunters and fishermen know the frustration of soggy, ripped or even missing hunting and fishing licenses, deer or elk tags.
Montana Anglers Asked to Kill This Fish in the Yellowstone River
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks is asking anglers to voluntarily kill smallmouth bass in the upper Yellowstone River until an emergency rule can be implemented.
Critical Boat Inspection Stations to Start This Month in Montana
The first line of defense against aquatic invasive species.
Montana Wolf Trapping Season Underway says Local FWP Official
Montana’s annual wolf trapping and snaring season is officially underway, says Vivaca Crowser, District 2 Education and Program Manager for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.
Volunteers Help Rescue Madison River Fish After Dam Malfunction
The Governor's Office, MT FW&P, and Northwestern Energy are closely monitoring the situation and working to fix the malfunction. Meanwhile, volunteers are stepping up to help save fish.
Cutest Thing You'll See Today: Baby Bobcat at Red Lodge Sanctuary
Meet Doug! The newest addition at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary in Red Lodge.
Did Someone Plan to Blow Up a Busy Montana Fishing Access Site?
Wow, this had to be unsettling news to anglers who were in the area of this discovery over the weekend.
It’s Legal to Own a Lion or Tiger in the State of Montana
There are some animals that are illegal to own in Montana, but lions and tigers aren't on that list.