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Learn motorcycle safety

News from MT Dept. ofM Labor and Industry MONTANA — Now that spring is officially here, motorcycles are an excellent way to get to work. Before we air up our tires, there are several safety concerns to keep in mind.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were nearly 6,000 people killed in motorcycle accidents in 2021. The NHSTA also states when it comes to miles traveled, the number of motorcycle fatalities is nearly 30 times higher than automobile deaths. It should come as no surprise that a quality helmet is the most critical piece of motorcycle safety apparel. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states helmets are approxima...

Public review begins for fish preservation project

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park is seeking public comment by June 14, 2023, on an environmental assessment proposing westslope cutthroat and bull trout preservation in Gunsight Lake. The EA is available for public review and comment for 30 days on the National ...

US 93 rumble strip installation completed

ews from Big Sky Public Relations RONAN — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) in partnership with HighMark Traffic Services Inc. announces completion of the roadwork project on US Highway 93 (US 93) between the Interstate 90 (I 90) Wye Interchange and Big Arm. Rumble strips were added to ...

GNP vehicle reservation system begins

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park reminds visitors that vehicle reservations are required May 26 through September 10 for those entering the park by vehicle or motorcycle from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at west side entrances including the North Fork, Camas and West entran...

Celebrate National Trails Day Celebrate National Trails Day

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Do you want to give back to your local trails? Celebrate National Trails Day by volunteering at a pair of local state parks in early June. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is hosting a pair of events on Saturday, June 3. Teams will tackle tr...

New Montana Mesonet station constructed New Montana Mesonet station constructed

News from the CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The CSKT Bison Range and the Montana Climate Office are pleased to announce the construction of a new Montana Mesonet weather station behind the CSKT Bison Range Visitor Center. This cooperative collaboration — funded by the Native Drought Resilie...

Hunter Education Committee to meet 

News from MT Wildlife & Parks HELENA — The Hunter and Bowhunter Education Advisory Committee will meet at the University of Providence in Great Falls on June 6 and 7. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Hank Worsech has convened the committee to look at improving the hunter and bowh...

Drawing results now available

News from MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks HELENA — The drawings for moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat and bison licenses are complete. There are a few ways to get your drawing results. Visit:, click on MyFWP Login in the upper righthand corner, then click on “Lookup Draw Results,...

Nonresident hunters can sign up for Alternate’s List

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Beginning May 15 and running through June 30, nonresident hunters can register their name to the Alternate’s List on MyFWP. Every year, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks gets several unused nonresident combination licenses (big game, general ...

Scoping begins for northwest MT conservation easement

News from MT FWP KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is initiating public scoping on a potential purchase of a conservation easement in Flathead and Sanders counties. FWP is working with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Green Diamond Resource Company on a potential project to plac...


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