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51 Grizzly Mortalities, Deadliest Year On Record For Montana Bears

By | November 25, 2018

51 Grizzly Mortalities, Deadliest Year On Record For Montana Bears 2018 has been the deadliest year since scientists started keeping track for grizzlies in Northwest Montana. “We did have a record high number of mortalities,” says Cecily Costello, a grizzly bear research biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and she’s talking about the huge… Read More »

As Grizzlies Roam, Managers Look to Reduce Conflicts with Humans

By | November 25, 2018

As Grizzlies Roam, Managers Look to Reduce Conflicts with Humans – Flathead Beacon MISSOULA – Once teetering on the brink of extirpation, there are now more than 1,000 grizzly bears roaming more than 8 million acres of land known as the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE), which stretches from the top of Glacier National Park… Read More »

Montana Grizzly Bears Roaming Far Afield

By | November 13, 2018

Montana Grizzly Bears Roaming Far Afield – Flathead Beacon Recent reports of Montana grizzly bears in Idaho and Washington show that bruins from the Big Sky are literally pushing boundaries. According to Wayne Kasworm, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly manager in Libby, a 2-year-old, 476-pound male grizzly bear initially captured in the Selkirk Mountains… Read More »

Montanans Petition FWP To Require Hunters Carry Bear Spray

By | October 28, 2018

Montanans Petition FWP To Require Hunters Carry Bear Spray Montana’s wildlife agency is being asked to consider requiring hunters to carry bear spray while hunting in Western Montana. Missoula’s Mike Bader say too many Montana hunters don’t carry bear spray and he believes the time has come to make it mandatory.