Cole Mannix Survey Shows Support For Tax Increase To Fund Conservation In Montana By Nicky Ouellet • Nov 1, 2019 Responses to a survey released Thursday show strong support for increasing taxes in Montana to fund conservation projects. At the same time, respondents said they want out-of-staters to pay more. Gov. Bullock Names Appointees For New Grizzly Bear Council By Corin Cates-Carney • Jul 26, 2019 iStock Listen Listening... / 2:00 Gov. Bullock Names Appointees For New Grizzly Bear Council Gov. Steve Bullock Friday named the 18 members of his new grizzly bear management council. The appointees are roughly equal parts ranchers and conservation policy advocates.