Bear awareness meeting set in Big Sandy
Last updated 4/30/2021 at 12:07pm
Staff and wire report
As grizzly bears move farther out onto the plains, including to this part of north-central Montana, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is holding a bear awareness meeting next week in Big Sandy, near which sightings have been reported.
During the last several years, grizzly bears have been expanding out of their recovery zones including to the prairies east of the Rocky Mountain Front, FWP said in a release announcing the meeting.
"Just recently, a pair of grizzly bears were seen about 15 miles northwest of Big Sandy," FWP said in the release. Although it's not expec...