How These Little Dogs Help Keep Grizzlies On Their Toes Grizzly bear populations across the state are growing, as is talk about how to minimize human-bear conflict. A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks report released in April showed wildlife officials in northwest Montana received about 150 calls related to grizzly conflicts last year.
Thoughts on grizzlies The grizzlies are back! By any measure, the grizzly bear, with a lot of human help, have made a remarkable recovery. Many folks, including Montana’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks feel that they should no longer be listed as an endangered species. Others, including many environmental organizations, are opposed to delisting.
A History Of Grizzly Bear Recovery In The Lower 48 States At their peak, grizzly bears numbered more than 50,000 in the Lower 48. They roamed from the West Coast to the Great Plains, from northern Alaska to central Mexico. Facing threats from habitat loss, hunting and conflicts with people and livestock, their numbers dwindled… Read More »
Molly shared this interesting article about grizzlies in Canada. Opinion | Grizzlies in the Backyard Opinion In British Columbia’s Bella Coola Valley, humans are trying to live in harmony with the giant bears. A grizzly bear in the Bella Coola Valley in British Columbia, where there is one bear for every 33 residents.
Congress to Weigh Permanent Protections for U.S. Grizzlies – Flathead Beacon News & Features BILLINGS – Lawmakers in Congress are scheduled to take up legislation protecting grizzly bears against future hunting as federal and state officials appeal a court ruling that blocked planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho. A hearing on the proposed measure is… Read More »
Glacier National Park Officials Set Plans To Trap Grizzlies KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) – Glacier National Park officials plan to capture and mark 10 female grizzly bears as part of an ongoing effort to monitor the population in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. The Daily Inter Lake reports park officials announced Wednesday that the trapping efforts… Read More »
Glacier, Yellowstone announce plans to collar grizzlies Glacier National Park estimates there are about 300 grizzly bears in the park, which is part of the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, and park officials announced Wednesday the launch of efforts to capture and mark a sample of grizzlies in the park as part of an interagency campaign… Read More »
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