Confederated Salish and Kootenai Natural Resources Department

Montana study aims to reduce grizzly-livestock encounters

POLSON, Mont. — A University of Montana graduate student is partnering with Indian tribes to study how effective electric fences are in protecting poultry and livestock from grizzly bear attacks. The Missoulian reported Saturday that the study will explore whether electric fencing changes the way grizzlies move through the populated Mission and Flathead Valleys. Student Kari Eneas and the Confederated…