Montana Conservationists Voice Concerns Over Current Wildlife Management Policies

Wildlife managers and biologists say Montana’s leaders have adopted policies that will harm predators hunters and habitat conservation by politicizing management. Chris Servheen a retired grizzly bear recovery coordinator with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says state and federal-level managers want leaders to know they are disheartened with the direction Montana is taking.

U.S. Fish Wildlife And Parks To Look Into Gianforte’s Bison Proposal

U.S. officials said they will consider whether to reintroduce wild bison to a million-acre (400,000-hectare) federal wildlife refuge in central Montana. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans in July, “to engage Tribes and stakeholders on the topics of bison and bighorn sheep reintroductions” on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. Gov. Greg Gianforte…