Charlie Lytle grew up on the Flathead Indian Reservation and went to high school in Arlee. He received a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana in 2020. Charlie spent two summers with USDA APHIS as a range rider near Trego, Mt. The range rider duties included mapping out different wolf sites and assisting with trapping and collaring to help reduce future conflicts with livestock.
Charlies’ current position is now at the Bison Range. There he works to help maintain wildlife health and habitat. Duties include helping with vegetation restoration by spraying and pulling weeds, reseeding native plants, and monitoring the several different species of wildlife that call the Bison Range home. Charlie also assists with aerial surveys for big game and other reservation projects involving wildlife. Charlie hopes to continue his career at the Bison Range for many years to come.