Tags Archives: Gravelly Mountain Range

Forest Service looks to public for ideas on forest health, resiliency in Greenhorns

Olson, along with Clint Kolarich, interdisciplinary strike team leader with the BDNF, hosted a collaborative meeting on Feb. 16 to design and implement a forest restoration project in the Greenhorn Range of the northwest Gravelly Mountains.

FIRE in the GRAVELLYS: 2 fires burn 15 miles southwest of Ennis

Lightning caused two fires in the Gravelly Mountains southwest of Ennis, which were discovered late afternoon on Thursday, June 30, according to Leona Rodreick, public information officer for the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.

Sheep in the Gravellys – Judge denies injunction, allows Helle sheep to continue to graze on BDNF allotments

On July 8, U.S. District Judge Brian Morris denied an injunction from the Gallatin Wildlife Association, after the group requested to halt sheep grazing on two allotments in the Gravelly Mountains.

Predator pressure – Grizzlies and wolves in Madison County

Grizzlies are a real concern for rancher John Anderson.

Anderson’s cows graze on state and Forest Service land at the South end of the Gravelly Mountain Range during the summer, and he believes there is a predator problem.

An unusually high number of calves missing from Gravelly Mountain Range following summer grazing

In an easily accessible mountain range like the Gravelly Mountains, where livestock producers graze cattle on summer Forest Service allotments, integrity is key. Producers rely on the integrity of people driving the Gravelly Range Road not to mess with their cattle.