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 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.
Grizzly Bear Attacks and Injures Two People Near Ennis
Two hikers received minor injuries in an encounter with a grizzly bear on Tuesday near Ennis, Montana.
Fishing Closures and Restrictions For Rivers in SW Montana
Many rivers in southwest Montana currently have fishing restrictions and closures.
MT Officials Kill Grizzly Likely Involved in Tuesday’s Attack
On Thursday night, a large male grizzly bear was killed near the area where a woman was attacked on Tuesday.
Montana Officials Say Don't Pester Wildlife During the Heat
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks urges tourists and locals alike to avoid unnecessary encounters with wildlife during the drought and heatwave affecting the state.
One Person Killed in Early Morning Bear Attack in Montana
One person was killed after a reported bear attack early Tuesday morning near Ovando, Montana.
Popular River Recreation Area Near Billings Adds 25 New Acres
The Sundance Recreation Area near Laurel just opened up 25 additional acres of riverfront access.