As snow depth diminishes, the deep snows of the mountains become more crucial for wolverines because they need the snow in the high bowls for denning.
With the coming of high powered snowmobiles much of this country has already been damaged. A five-year study of Glacier NP, where these machines are not allowed shows that its deep winters snows are a critical remnant of denning habitat.
Story in the Great Falls Tribune. By Eric Newhouse.