The poll, commissioned by the University of Montana’s Crown of the Continent and Greater Yellowstone Initiative, found majority opposition to
Editor's note: Over the past few weeks, field research interns Greta and Lily have been collecting information on forest conditions in the Swan River Valley of Western Montana.
Do you think this photo looks like it was taken on the slopes of the Swiss Alps? Think again.
What if it was possible to protect wild places by protecting a single family of animals? As wilderness ambassadors, bears are a barometer for the health of North American forests and ecosystems.
And the popularity of this video is no surprise given the completely adorable footage of this apex predator in a 'soft' moment.
One place we're doing that is in Montana's Southwestern Crown of the Continent.