Its springtime in Montana and that means folks will be preforming stupid human tricks right and left for the next few months. Let's hope they don't hurt critters, themselves, first responders, or, I suppose, themselves, in the process. Here's my column.
My latest column on the confounding science of wildlife.
While flooding has been the biggest news, there is another, more positive story coming from Nebraska these days: the annual migration of Sandhill cranes. Here's my take.
Here's an thought-provoking story from the Minneapolis Star Tribune about the need for hunting mentors. I've written about this in my column recently, about how millennials may be key to R3 efforts and how outdoor education courses for women are important to fishing and hunting. And these piece from the New York Times explains how this younger generation's motivation to hunt may be slightly different from the past: Wade Truong and Rachel Owen are all about moving quality protein from field to table.
If you don't do it correctly, catch-and-release doesn't ensure fish survive.
FWP outlines plan to restore sharp-tailed grouse west of the divide, and return one of the icons of the sagebrush plains.
Snow is crucial for rivers and wildlife, but late-winter storms provide the fodder for avalanches.
As the hunting population ages, efforts such as R3 recruit a new generation.
Colorado man fights off an attacking mountain lion. It's the kind of close encounter that is becoming increasingly common as we move deeper into wildlife habitat.
Hunters need to consider the impression they create for non-hunters on social media.