From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 16, 2011

More good news about the grizzlies of Glacier National Park, the Rocky Mountain Front and now more-

We have run news every year about grizzlies reclaiming the sparsely populated plains of northern Montana from ten to a hundred miles east of the mountains. A lot of these bears are really large for interior grizzlies.

A […]

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A compact disc features an interview Ed Abbey did with his friend Jack Loeffler. Two clips are featured on the web:
Jack Loeffler in Conversations with Edward Abbey – El Palacio Magazine
Recorded January 1983

‎”Some of us are beginning to catch on to something. Government does not exist to ease, facilitate, […]

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Neal . . . Die-off is so great that GYE grizzlies won’t even bother to look for whitebark pine nuts anymore-

Famed grizzly bear ecologist Chuck Neal gave his views on the future of grizzlies in and around Yellowstone Park during a hike into the North Absaroka Wilderness (just east of the Park).

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August 2011


‎"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