Conservation and Trapping News

State to conduct swift fox survey this winter along Hi-Line
Nov 1, 2022 16:27 ET

GLASGOW – If you see some lights at night north of Highway 2 this winter, it may not just be the northern lights.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks crews are live trapping swift fox from November through February, checking traps and handling fox during the long, dark hours of winter. Two two-member crews will be working north of Highway 2, between Opheim and Havre.

Since 2000, and about every five years since then, FWP has partnered with Canada to conduct a survey to try and determine swift fox population and distribution.

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