An endurance athlete makes his way along a ridge at nearly 10,000 feet elevation in the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Montana during the annual Ed Anacker Ridge Run.

An endurance athlete makes his way along a ridge at nearly 10,000 feet elevation in the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Montana during the annual Ed Anacker Ridge Run.

 Thomas Wurtz, center, poses for a photo with his parents in the Kingsbury Hutterite colony in north-central Montana. Wurtz left the colony at a young age to pursue and education and is now studying to be a veteranarian. 

Thomas Wurtz, center, poses for a photo with his parents in the Kingsbury Hutterite colony in north-central Montana. Wurtz left the colony at a young age to pursue and education and is now studying to be a veteranarian. 

 A Montana State University business student celebrates during spring commencement ceremonies in May, 2016.

A Montana State University business student celebrates during spring commencement ceremonies in May, 2016.

 Left: Hundreds of thousands of snow geese take flight during their spring annual migration through Montana. Right: Moviegoers fill the football stadium at Montana State University for an annual movie night event.

Left: Hundreds of thousands of snow geese take flight during their spring annual migration through Montana. Right: Moviegoers fill the football stadium at Montana State University for an annual movie night event.

 Bison spar in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park.

Bison spar in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park.

 Montana State University researchers introduce new honeybees to a colony in Bozeman, Montana.

Montana State University researchers introduce new honeybees to a colony in Bozeman, Montana.

 Forensic anthropologist, Michael Ruiz, works with bone samples in a laboratory at Montana State University in Bozeman.

Forensic anthropologist, Michael Ruiz, works with bone samples in a laboratory at Montana State University in Bozeman.

 Thirteen-year-old Dalton Booth poses for a photo with his award-winning lamb at the Park County fair in Montana.

Thirteen-year-old Dalton Booth poses for a photo with his award-winning lamb at the Park County fair in Montana.

 Members of the Montana State University symphony perform with the rock band Kansas during a concert in Bozeman, Montana.

Members of the Montana State University symphony perform with the rock band Kansas during a concert in Bozeman, Montana.

 Northern Agricultural Research Center livestock operations manager Cory Parsons prepares to move cattle to winter pasture before dawn in Havre, Montana.

Northern Agricultural Research Center livestock operations manager Cory Parsons prepares to move cattle to winter pasture before dawn in Havre, Montana.