Recreation Hot, Delisting Cold For Goverment’s Grizzly Conversations Planned races on trails in the heart of Northwest Montana’s grizzly habitat are reigniting a debate over adventure sports like mountain biking and ultrarunning in bear country. The 50-kilometer Whitefish Trail ultramarathon and the Foy’s to Blacktail Trail Marathon are one-day events located in Flathead National Forest.
Conservation Group Hopes to Stop Flathead Foot Races – Flathead Beacon A local conservation group is opposing two foot races planned to take place on existing trails because, its chairman argues, the respective courses track through grizzly bear habitat and create a safety hazard, even as event organizers say they selected the front-country routes specifically… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Montana WILD to host bear awareness training Join Sara Sylte, bear education specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Forest Service, on July 18 at Montana WILD to learn how to avoid having a bear encounter and what to do if you do encounter a bear.
Grizzly Augmentation Improving Genetics of Cabinet-Yaak Bears – Flathead Beacon A groundbreaking grizzly bear augmentation program in the Cabinet-Yaak recovery area is producing degrees of success as researchers document new offspring from the transplanted bears. According to Wayne Kasworm, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grizzly manager in Libby, seven new augmentation offspring were identified… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Three Grizzly Bears Hit By Trains East of Marias Pass Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks maintains a population monitoring program and follows protocols and management objectives designed to maintain a healthy grizzly bear population in the NCDE. This includes tracking known mortalities, whether bears are killed or removed from… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Grizzly Bear Captured North of Kalispell, Euthanized Montana is bear country with populations of grizzly and black bears. Residents are asked to remove or secure food attractants such as garbage and bird feeders and bird seed. Chicken and livestock should be properly secured with electric fencing or inside a… Read More »
Please don’t let bears hang around your property. Run them off! Food-Conditioned Black Bear Euthanized Near Lake McDonald Lodge – Glacier National Park (U.S. National Park Service) The male bear was euthanized consistent with Glacier National Park’s Glacier National Park is home to both black and grizzly bears. Hikers are highly encouraged to hike in… Read More »
Grizzlies on the Move in U.S. Rockies as Hunting in Limbo – Flathead Beacon News & Features BILLINGS – Grizzly bears are expanding their range in the U.S. Northern Rockies, spreading from remote wilderness into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting. New government data from grizzly population monitoring show bruins in the Yellowstone… Read More »