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Fish, Wildlife and Parks names Sheppard as new region three supervisor

Last Friday, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Sam Sheppard was named the new region three supervisor.
Sheppard, a Montana native, said the outdoors, ranching, stewardship and wildlife has been in his blood since he was born. After growing up in rural, northeast Montana, Sheppard graduated from Montana State University with a biology degree and went to work for Idaho Fish and Game.

Bear trouble at Nevada City dump

If you stopped by the Nevada City dump site last week to find it closed, it was for good reason. The dump was closed to public access for three days last week because there has been a bear in the area that can “make a mess of things” when the dumpster is more than half full, Madison County commissioner Dave Schulz said.

Norwegian Creek restoration effort

When Mark Sabo purchased land east of Harrison eight years ago, he noticed a section of Norwegian Creek, which crosses through his land, was degraded as a result of overgrazing.

“All the willows and the cottonwoods were eaten,” Sabo said. “I wanted to build the creek up because it dropped into the land.”