Montana

American Indian students in Utah face harsh discipline
American Indian students in Utah face harsh discipline
Research finds they are referred to law enforcement and arrested more than any other group.
A coal terminal would bring profit to one tribe, damage to another
A coal terminal would bring profit to one tribe, damage to another
Photos of the communities for and against the proposed Washington port.
State bills to study federal-to-state land transfers
State bills to study federal-to-state land transfers
A rundown of the legislation in each state and a look into the motives behind them.
Tribal water compact moving through Montana legislature
Tribal water compact moving through Montana legislature
But the bill stirs up longstanding criticism of basic tribal sovereignty.
Bison to be reintroduced in Banff, new plans for Yellowstone herd
Bison to be reintroduced in Banff, new plans for Yellowstone herd
Promising developments percolate in two North American parks.
Photographs and writing on Yellowstone wildlife
Photographs and writing on Yellowstone wildlife
Review of “Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.”
A murky bill for national park waterways
A murky bill for national park waterways
A Yellowstone paddling bill raises hopes, suspicions.
The technique that’s revolutionizing aquatic science
The technique that’s revolutionizing aquatic science
Looking for brook trout? Try environmental DNA.
My kind of town: Livingston, Montana
My kind of town: Livingston, Montana
An essay on returning home to the West, after years abroad.
Oil pipelines are going to keep breaking in rivers
Perseverance pays off for the Rocky Mountain Front
Perseverance pays off for the Rocky Mountain Front
A 37-year crusade ends in new protections
Montana mycologist fights fungus with fungus
Montana mycologist fights fungus with fungus
To save whitebark pines, apply slippery jack.
Have returning wolves really saved Yellowstone?
Have returning wolves really saved Yellowstone?
Researchers fear that some damage can’t be undone.
Killing wolves to protect cattle may backfire
Killing wolves to protect cattle may backfire
A new study raises questions about how to handle livestock conflicts.
Latest: Bison transferred to Fort Peck Indian Reservation
Latest: Bison transferred to Fort Peck Indian Reservation
Disease-free animals from Yellowstone get a new home.
Landscape-scale conservation gains ground
Landscape-scale conservation gains ground
The Nature Conservancy just announced its largest Washington land purchase to date.
Latest: Montana judge rules groups of wells illegal
Latest: Montana judge rules groups of wells illegal
“Exempt well” laws in most Western states allow domestic wells to be drilled without water rights.
Fur flies over Montana bobcat farm
Fur flies over Montana bobcat farm
Will animal rights activists keep a bobcat farmer from setting up shop in Montana?
Want a trophy buck? Ditch the camo and get a guide
Want a trophy buck? Ditch the camo and get a guide
Study looks at successful types of big game hunters
Closure of federal sheep facility would be a victory for grizzlies
The roads scholar
The roads scholar
An ecologist helps wildlife safely cross highways.
Climate changes for wolverine listing
Climate changes for wolverine listing
What good can the Endangered Species Act do in a warming world?
Our reliance on drones to patrol the borders
Our reliance on drones to patrol the borders