Wolverines: Wild Weasels Of The Alpine

Wolverines: Wild Weasels Of The Alpine by Tom McKean Broadcast 9.20 & 9.25.2015 and 9.15 & 9.18.2020 Listen:   High on the west side of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, bloated marmots grazed and pikas chirped, darting over rocks with mouths full of...

The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up

The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up By Carol Alette Broadcast 2.8.2015 and 12.17 & 12.20.2019 Listen:   While some animals get off comparatively easily in the winter by hibernating, or by gorging and then fasting, the¬†short-tailed weasel¬†has to hunt every...

Crusty Snow is Special, Too

Crusty Snow by Drew Lefebvre Broadcast 2.10.2019 Listen:   This morning, the Missoula valley sits under a blanket of fresh snow, and another few inches is forecast for tomorrow. I love the first day or two after a snowfall when everything is still white and...

Who’s Been Walking Here?

Winter is a great time to practice your tracking skills. How well do you know your Montana wildlife? Brush up on your knowledge here, and then take an amble in the snow for a real-life test! Coyote Canis latrans Tracks have four toes, with inside toes a little larger....