Environment

A Yellowstone pioneer who also became a noted conservationist — Henry...

Henry Wood Elliott was a dedicated conservationist and explorer who, in 1871, helped create the first bathymetric map of Yellowstone Lake. Unlike many of...

Montana trying to prevent Canadian bacon invasion

If you make a living off the land in Montana and a line of wild hogs ever comes trotting over a nearby ridge, your...

Plowing snow (in June) — the opening of Glacier National Park

Indian Paintbrush popped their red blooms along Going-to-the-Sun Road, the Weeping Wall cried buckets, and a bighorn sheep munched above a ravine on the...

National parks struggling with maintenance would get a boost under Biden...

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to correctly reflect a quotation by John Garder which was not properly transcribed.    Basic needs at the...

Hiker injured by grizzly in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park reported that a solo hiker was injured by a grizzly bear while hiking on the Beaver Ponds Trail at Mammoth Hot...

Coming soon to a national park near you: The biggest tourist...

Leaders of a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday extolled national parks for providing a respite during the COVID-19 pandemic, but cautioned that enthusiasm for...

Congress warned of a ‘real and urgent’ drought crisis in West

WASHINGTON — A drought crisis unfolding across the West will require short-term relief and massive, long-term federal funding to help states weather the effects of...

Biden allocating $1B to hurricanes and wildfires

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is doubling the amount of federal funding to help states prepare for natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires, he...

NOAA: ‘The West is still largely riddled with drought’

Get outside and breathe that cool clean air while you can. Yes, Montanans saw a dump of snow and rain the last couple of days,...

Snow joke: Late season storm could dump more than two feet...

As Montanans enjoyed near-record high temperatures earlier this week, just around the corner is a storm that could set records on the other end...

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