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Montana Tech To Build Drone Obstacle Course

Montana Tech to Build Drone Obstacle Course

Montana Technological University is set to begin construction on a new drone obstacle course this spring, just west of its campus. The course, reportedly designed by a team of four senior students, aims to provide opportunities for students to improve…

In February 2024, Jared Rogerson, A Disease Biologist With The Wyoming Game And Fish Department, Prepares A Drone For A Surveillance Mission To Search For Elk. (Mike Koshmrl/Wyofile)

DJI Drones: The New Frontier in Wyoming’s Wildlife Management

DJI Drones: Revolutionizing Wildlife Conservation In the serene and sprawling landscapes of Wyoming, a silent revolution is underway, drastically transforming the realm of Wildlife management. DJI drones, once predominantly associated with recreational photography are now at the forefront of an…

Gallatin County Enhances Sar Operations With New Drone Team 2

Gallatin County Enhances SAR Operations with New Drone Team

Aerial Advantages in Montana’s Rugged Terrain Gallatin County, Montana, has significantly boosted its Search and Rescue (SAR) capabilities with the formation of a new drone team. Comprising pilots certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the team is also trained…

Montana'S Bold Move Against Wildfire Drone Disruptions - House Approves Legislation To Study Drone Incursions On Fighting Wildfires

Montana’s Bold Move against Wildfire Drone Disruptions

Personal drone enthusiasts who’ve considered capturing wildfires from above should think twice, especially in Montana. This week, Governor Greg Gianforte signed SB 219 into law, joining several other states in criminalizing drone operations that obstruct aerial Wildfire suppression. The freshly…

Rogue Drones Halt Mount Helena Firefighting Efforts

Rogue drones halt Mount Helena firefighting efforts

Part of Mount Helena was destroyed by fire on Sunday. The wildfire was suppressed as a result of the efforts of several agencies. However, owing to the deployment of civilian, rogue drones, air assaults were temporarily suspended. “So, we’re just…

Farmers Use Drones To Remotely Identify Livestock

Farmers use drones to remotely identify livestock

Drones make farming more efficient and more fun according to two ranchers who recently bought their own property just northeast of Cut Bank, Montana. They even use the drones to remotely identify their livestock by reading out the RFID tags…

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