More tools needed to keep livestock and wildlife safe
Last updated 9/2/2022 at 11:52am
BIRCH CREEK — One summer evening when my daughter was a toddler, I took her by the hand and walked into the backyard to water the garden, when our dog began to bark like mad.
I looked up and saw a grizzly bear on the other side of the garden. I had only a second to think, and since the dog had the bear occupied, I scooped up my daughter and dashed back in the house.
That’s what life is like when you live with grizzlies. My husband and I run Angus cattle and quarter horses on our family place on Birch Creek, along the Rocky Mountain Front in Pondera and Glacier counties. Our ranch is r...