“We never had any bear conflicts until about five years ago,” Bob Sitz with Sitz Angus Ranch in Harrison said. There are so many bears in the environment now, competition for habitat has fueled their food and territorial aggression, he said.
Developer Scott Altman has big dreams for the 175 acre parcel where the gravel pit currently resides off of Highway 191.
Lane Wintermute, senior associate with Emergency Services Consulting International guided the Big Sky Fire District (BSFD) board through the Long Range Master Plan Update on Sept. 25. The study assesses and projects up to 2025.
“There’s been a lot of change in this community,” he said.
Ashley Valentini is an energetic force in Big Sky – and determined to combat the “Big Sky brain drain.”
Currently, the Montana Department of Agriculture lists 46 different species of noxious weeds found throughout the state. It is illegal, according to Montana State Law, for landowners to have noxious weeds on their property, and landowners are required to submit a weed management proposal for approval by local weed management districts.
A University of Montana – Lone Peak High School CAS Research & Publishing Project
The University of Montana and Lone Peak High School thank the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation for their support and Hammond Property Management for providing meeting space.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District made moves that were essential to moving things forward with wastewater treatment plant expansion at the July 16 board meeting.
Membrane Bioreactor decision
As Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) general manager Ron Edwards pointed out at the June 18 board meeting, something called a membrane bioreactor is at the heart of most municipal water treatment plants.
The trail system in Big Sky lays out the veins of the community. A Master Trails Plan, the heart, if you will, was finished in Jan 2019 and provides a blueprint for any future trails and a standard for how to maintain current ones.