Author of “Grizzlies in the Mist” talks about Greater Yellowstone grizzly bears

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).

Grizzlies of the Greater Yellowstone fascinate ecologist. By Martin Kidston Billings Gazette Wyoming Bureau

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Neal’s book. Grizzlies in the Mist.


  1. mike post Avatar
    mike post

    When I was in this area in early June the browns were knocking the hell out of the elk calves. Those little guys can make a lot of noise as they are taken out…


Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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