Tag Archives: bear

As Bears Awaken, The Usual Cautions Are Urged

By | March 30, 2019

As bears awaken, the usual precautions are urged They’re back. Black bears tend to den at lower elevations than their grizzly cousins and have made appearances in the region on the cusp of April. For example, black bears have been seen feeding on road-killed deer. Bear tracks also have been spotted on the road to… Read More »

Bears Begin Emerging From Hybernation

By | March 28, 2019

Bears begin emerging from hibernation They’re back. Black bears tend to den at lower elevations than their grizzly cousins and have made appearances in the region on the cusp of April. For example, black bears have been seen feeding on road-killed deer. Bear tracks also have been spotted on the road to Bowman Lake in… Read More »

Bullock Announces Grizzly Bear Advisory Council

By | March 28, 2019

Bullock Announces Grizzly Bear Advisory Council – Flathead Beacon The complicated quest to manage Montana’s grizzly bear population will be influenced to some degree by a newly minted citizen advisory council that Gov. Steve Bullock announced he is establishing in an effort to help initiate and steer a statewide discussion about the conservation, recovery and… Read More »

Grizzlies Waking Up, First Sighting Of 2019 In Yellowstone

By | March 13, 2019

Grizzlies Waking Up, First Sighting Of 2019 In Yellowstone Grizzly bears are just starting to emerge from hibernation in Yellowstone National Park. Park spokesperson Linda Veress says the first grizzly sighting of the year occurred last Friday when, “Visitors observed a large grizzly bear between Canyon Village and Fishing Bridge. And additionally, grizzly tracks were… Read More »

These dogs scare bears away—to protect them

By | February 27, 2019

These dogs scare bears away-to protect them When dozens of polar bears descended upon the northern Russian archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, no one was sure what to do. The bears entered homes and public buildings, and people were afraid to go outside. But polar bears are an endangered species in Russia, and the federal government… Read More »

Survivor Recounts Grizzly Bear Attack in Northwest Montana

By | February 22, 2019

Survivor Recounts Grizzly Bear Attack in Northwest Montana – Flathead Beacon WHITEFISH – Bears attack people in northwest Montana a few times a year. That’s enough for medical professionals and wildlife managers to have developed a special protocol that’s part treatment, part forensics to ensure both parties recover. “My name is Anders Broste.

Montana Hunter, Investigators Recount November Grizzly Bear Attack

By | February 18, 2019

Montana Hunter, Investigators Recount November Grizzly Bear Attack Bears attack people in northwest Montana a few times a year. That’s enough for medical professionals and wildlife managers to have developed a special protocol that’s part treatment, part forensics to ensure both parties recover. “My name is Anders Broste. Sorry, I’m trying to think of who… Read More »