Marty Zaluski http://mtpr.org en YNP, State taking first steps toward new Bison Management Plan http://mtpr.org/post/ynp-state-taking-first-steps-toward-new-bison-management-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">National Park Service officials are announcing a partnership with the state of Montana to consider changes to managing bison in and around Yellowstone National Park.</span></p><p>Hundreds of bison wander into the state from the park’s northern boundary during many winters.</p><p>Livestock owners worry about the animals damaging property and spreading disease.</p><p>The Park Service and the state have been operating under their current Bison Management Plan since 2001.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:23:19 +0000 Dan Boyce 16875 at http://mtpr.org YNP, State taking first steps toward new Bison Management Plan West Nile strikes more Montana horses http://mtpr.org/post/west-nile-strikes-more-montana-horses <p>The Montana Department of Livestock has confirmed several new cases of West Nile virus in Montana horses over the past week. Mon, 02 Sep 2013 19:12:57 +0000 Edward O'Brien 7700 at http://mtpr.org