In 1969, Montana declared swift fox basically extinct locally. But due in part to transplant programs, sightings of swift foxes have increased in eastern and central Montana since the 1980s.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Reports
Effort features more than 30 inspection stations, decontamination stations for boats leaving Tiber and Canyon Ferry Reservoirs and a broad outreach and education effort to help ensure people recreating on Montana’s waterways are practicing clean, drain and dry techniques at all times.
Studies show that elk, deer and antelope hunters combined spent an estimated $324 million in Montana in 2016, and that money supports more than 3,300 jobs.