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Federal Judge Dana Christensen threw out the Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to delist the Yellowstone grizzly bear and returned the bear to Endangered Species Act protection. The decision effectively precluded (for now) the hunting of the bear in Idaho and Wyoming.

The judge agreed with plaintiffs that the FWS […]

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Four-year old grizzly steps in trap on Rocky Mountain Front, Montana-

Last year’s wolf trapping season in Idaho and Montana had a horrible by-catch ratio — animals other than wolves were trapped and many of them were injured or died.

Anti-wolf mania, as some would call it, continues. Now the first grizzly bear, a bear close […]

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They will claim whitebark pine are not necessary to delist Yellowstone area grizzly bears-

They tried to delist the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population back in 2007, but skeptical bear conservationists sued because of the collapse of the thought-to-be-vital whitebark pine in the Greater Yellowstone. Bears feed voraciously on their protein and fat-filled nuts in the fall at […]

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GPS collar shows grizzly was on ridge above Grant Creek in Oct. 2011-

For years there have been reports grizzly bears in or near “The Rattlesnake,” just north of Missoula, Montana. Now there is hard proof that one grizzly briefly visited in October 2011.

A “dropped” GPS collar  found miles to the north from a female […]

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Bird hunter-shot-sow treated and returned to the wild, minus an eye-

While numerous injured black bears are rehabilitated and returned to the outdoors, this medically treated mother grizzly bear will likely survive and this will save her cub too.

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Grizzly bear was wounded by bullets. How badly?

For the second time this month a grizzly bear and hunters have had a confrontation over an elk shot in the Idaho elk archery hunt.  Unlike the last incident where the bear bit a hunter and ran off, this time the hunters apparently fired numerous bullets […]

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A classic kind of grizzly/hunter interaction near Island Park, Idaho-

About a week ago, a lucky (or unlucky?) hunter survived a bite from a grizzly that had taken the hunter’s elk. A Michigan archery hunter and his friend who had hunted the area numerous times before wounded a bull elk about 15 miles west of […]

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Has there ever been such a craven case?

There are grizzly ears in Kitty Creek, six miles east of Yellowstone Park, and one killed Erwin Evert in 2010.  Evert was an expert on the plants of Yellowstone and familiar with the area, but that summer he came upon a grizzly bear that was just coming […]

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4-year old sow is captured-

The Great Falls Tribune said that a sow griz killed 70 sheep “at three ranches in two weeks — including 58 at one ranch — in an unprecedented killing spree. . . [emphasis ours].  We can picture a drawing in a sensational magazine with a giant grizzly throwing hapless sheep […]

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Grizzlies seeming to continue their slow migration south along the Wind Rivers-

After two years, another grizzly has been photographed well south in the lofty Wind River Range, west of Lander, WY.  The bear was caught by a trail camera. The bear was in a dense stand of lodgepole pine in the vicinity […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey