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In some ways, now’s better than the good ol’ days for wildlife

Pronghorns race through a wheat stubble field in Central Montana. (Rich Landers)
Pronghorns race through a wheat stubble field in Central Montana. (Rich Landers)

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Of course there are ups and downs, but overall this isn't a bad time to be among the critters.

Montana wildlife numbers better now than 50 years ago

Most of Montana's suite of wildlife species are doing better than they were 50 years ago. The reasons for the resurgence are mixed, with federal protection of some species playing a part, protection of habitat another. -- Billings Gazette
 



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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