COMMENT NOW!

Grizzlies have been more active than ever this year, and there aren’t many people on the Rocky Mountain Front and plains immediately to the east that haven’t been somehow affected. I keep preaching about everyone needing to show up and speak up, and I’m not going to stop now. These meetings are the chance we … More COMMENT NOW!

IGBC Summer Meeting

By Trina Jo Bradley Vice President, Marias River Livestock Association Tuesday, June 19, 2018 I attended the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee meeting in Polson, Montana. The meeting began with the usual introductions of the board, followed by the introduction of every person in the room. The CSKT Tribal Council Chairman, Ron Trahan, was also in … More IGBC Summer Meeting

NCDE Subcommittee Spring Meeting

By Trina Jo Bradley Vice President, Marias River Livestock Association Wednesday, May 9 I traveled to Kalispell for the spring meeting of the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee. The meeting started with an update from Gary Bertelotti, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 Supervisor. He said the grizzlies … More NCDE Subcommittee Spring Meeting

Wild Mustang, Endangered Species or Invasive Species??

The Friends of Animals (FoA), a Connecticut based activist group, is now petitioning the USFW to have the Pryor Mountain herd of wild horses, located in Montana and Wyoming, protected under the Endangered Species Act.  The FoA clearly state their concern for the animals on their website  and in the recent lawsuit they filed. Unchecked a … More Wild Mustang, Endangered Species or Invasive Species??

Ranchers look to livestock guard dogs to protect livestock from predators

By Trina Jo Bradley Vice President, Marias River Livestock Association As grizzlies, wolves and coyotes continue to be more of an issue for livestock producers in Montana, many ranchers are searching for better ways to protect their livestock. Livestock Guard Dogs are an excellent way to protect your herd – be it sheep, cows, goats … More Ranchers look to livestock guard dogs to protect livestock from predators