By Louis Wertz |
While grizzly bears are still on everyone's minds, the Blackfeet Nation Stock Growers Association is inviting all producers and landowners to a free Ranching with Grizzlies seminar to be held Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at the Stage Stop Inn in Choteau from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
By Alex Few |
Livestock producers in the Northern Rockies face the growing challenge of increasing numbers of grizzly bears. That challenge has come to a critical point in the Gravelly Mountains in southwest Montana, where the population of grizzlies has expanded in recent years onto public lands grazing allotments on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The number of livestock lost to grizzly predation on these rangelands consequently increased dramatically over the last several years.