Trap Free Montana

A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization

Promoting education, the best available science, and non-lethal alternatives to trapping that foster responsible stewardship and respectful coexistence with wildlife.

Resources and References

Swift Fox Sept 2014


The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm),  Vulpes velox

The swift fox is making a comback, April 3rd, 2013 velox

First swift fox trapping season opens, Billings Gazette, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Oct 28, 2010 Swift and Kit Foxes 1.6 MB, Swift Fox - Vulpes velox

Swift Fox Conservation Strategy, Montana Swift Fox Conservation Strategy DRAFT 2017

Montana Swift Fox Conservation Strategy 2019 

Montana Swift Fox trapping proposals 2020

Montana Species of Concern

Canada Species at risk

Swift Fox Wyoming Species Account

Species Account Swift Fox Colorado Parks and Wildlife

ECOS Environmental Conservation Online System

NOI 2004

USWFS response to NOI 2005

Swift fox reintroductions on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Montana, USA

Individual study: Successful swift fox Vulpes velox reintroductions on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Montana, USA 2007

Dispersal, survival, and reproduction of wild-born, yearling swift foxes in a reintroduced population 2007

30 swift foxes to be transplanted to Fort Peck Indian Reservation Aug 2009

Swift fox news 2009

MTFWP New Swift Fox Trapping Season Opens Nov 1 2010

Conservation Assessment and Conservation Strategy for Swift Fox in the United States 2011 Update

Swift Fox Conservation Team 2013-2014

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Swift Fox Conservation Team

Use of least-cost path analysis to identify potential movement corridors of swift foxes in Montana April 2016

State and Tribal Wildlife Grant Program 2017

Swift fox considered locally extinct for decades July 2018

Searching for Swift Fox Sept-Oct 2018

Genetics of a reintroduced swift fox population highlights the need for integrated conservation between neighbouring countries April 2019

Behavioral and Population Ecology of Swift Foxes in Northeastern Montana May 2019

Working Toward Swift Fox Reintroduction April 2020

Life on the edge: habitat fragmentation limits expansion of a restored carnivore June 2020

Small canids can't outfox habitat fragmentation July 2020

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