Erin Edge

Grizzly bear stock photo.

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.

Montana Wildlife Officials Plan To Change The Way They Count Wolves

Jun 7, 2017
Gray wolf. File photo.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (PD)

Montana wildlife officials say the way they count wolves is too expensive and falls far short of an actual population estimate, so they plan to switch to a model that uses information gathered from hunters. Conservationists say they want to learn more about the new plan.