Young grizzly relocated to Marias Pass on Flathead National Forest

OVANDO — Bear activities continue in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 1. A young male grizzly was relocated from the Ovando to the Flathead National Forest after getting into unsecured garbage.

Montana is bear country. Black bears and grizzly bears are actively seeking food sources before winter.

FWP personnel captured the young male grizzly bear near Ovando Sept. 19 and moved it to a remote section of Flathead National Forest land near Marias Pass.

The 190-pound subadult male was eating unsecured garbage on residential property in the Ovando valley. The bear did not have any prior confli...


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