Scientists have developed a new way to test live animals for chronic wasting disease that holds promise for one day detecting the illness in the wild.
The bipartisan resolution aims to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos, and urges the U.S. Surgeon General to teach Americans about the risks of asbestos exposure.
In the wake of a recent agreement with the Phillips County Conservation District, the American Prairie Reserve announced that testing of its bison herd found no evidence of disease.
The study argues activities from recreation to agriculture to energy exploration all risk unleashing new infectious and debilitating diseases.
Spiritual work is key to the work of hospital chaplains, but it can expose them to virus being spread in the air or sometimes through touch.
The last Tendoy bighorn herd was introduced in the 1980s, and an outbreak of a pneumonia-causing pathogen caused a mass die-off in the 1990s from which the herd never recovered.
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Montana reported its lowest number of COVID-19 cases in nearly 6 months on Monday with an additional 32 cases.
In subzero temperatures on Wednesday morning, 35 Montana bison arrived at their new home on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Montana reported another 221 COVID cases Friday morning and four more deaths attributed to the disease.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that a proposal to restore wild bison to Montana has been received by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
The fungus causes several problems, one of which is that it irritates bats, causing them to arouse early from hibernation and search for water and food. It is not known to affect humans, pets, livestock or other wildlife.
Montana reported 691 COVID-19 cases and the COVID-19 related deaths of two more people in an update to the state case mapping and information website Sunday morning.
Hunters across north-central and northeast Montana reported seeing a large number of mule deer bucks in velvet this hunting season, according to Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Citing an unusually high incidence of chronic wasting disease in southwest Montana, the Fish and Wildlife Commission approved extending the hunting season for whitetail deer in six hunting districts.
From the outside looking in the problem seems so easy to resolve.
As young animals disperse to find their own range they also provide gene flow to avoid inbreeding. All of these movements happen across a patchwork of federal, state and private lands and are made more difficult by highways, fences, rivers and railroads.
Montana reported 956 COVID-19 cases and two more deaths in an update Sunday to the state's case mapping and information website.
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Montana added another 1,475 COVID-19 cases and six deaths in an update Friday morning to the state's case mapping and information website.
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