March 2016

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March 15, 2016

Mountain Lion

Butler Creek: A mountain lion was seen crossing the road in upper Butler Creek.

Black Bear

Huson: A black bear was observed in the river bottoms. Please contain all attractants and bring bird feeders in for the season.

Rattlesnake: A black bear was seen on Mount Jumbo. Please contain all attractants, do not put garbage out until the morning of pick up and bring bird feeders in for the season.


March 4, 2016

Mountain Lion

Region-wide: Deer are coming into the valleys for spring green up that has begun. We typically get an increase in mountain lion sightings and signs of mountain lion activity this time of year. Mountain lions will follow their prey base into the valleys. No conflicts have been reported at this time.

Black Bear

Clinton: FWP captured a cub in Clinton. This cub was a cub of the year from last fall that had emerged early and was significantly thin. This cub will be going to the rehab center in Helena.