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Presettlement Wildlife and Habitat of Montana:
An Overview

Annotation Of Expeditions And Individuals Recording Natural History Notes

Peter Koch, 1869-1870:

Koch spent a summer and winter at the mouth of the Musselshell River as a woodhawk and wolfer. After concluding his work along the Missouri River, he traveled to Helena. Koch kept a journal detailing his work, travels, and observations of wildlife. His son summarizes much of the wildlife observations in a Journal of Wildlife Management article on the early history of big game in Montana.

Koch, E.  1941.  Big game from early historical records.  J. Wildl.  
     Manage. 5:357-70.

Koch, P.  1929.  Journal of Peter Koch.  The Frontier, Missoula, MT., Vol. 
     9, No. 2, January 1929.

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