MISSOULA — The grizzly bear answers to a lot of names.
The number of grizzly bear deaths declined by more than 50 percent this year in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, according to the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team.
Flaws in how the government measures Yellowstone's grizzly bear population raise questions about whether the animals have recovered sufficiently to merit lifting federal protections, according to a new study.
MISSOULA — Grizzly bears lack a reputation as a rule-following animal, but they sure inspire a lot of rule-making.
A new method for counting grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem could boost the known population by 100 to 150 animals.
GREAT FALLS — Wildlife officials say a young grizzly bear captured earlier this week after killing three goats with its sibling north of Simms has been relocated to an area west of the Continental Divide and released.
BOZEMAN — Wildlife officials plan to trap grizzly bears in southwestern Montana starting Monday and are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be aware of possible increased bear activity.
HELENA - Bear jams aren’t just for Montanans anymore.
MISSOULA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service needs to do a better job of informing backcountry users how to avoid dangerous encounters with grizzly bears, an official with the agency says.
As the Rocky Mountain grizzly bear population grows, its managers have encountered something of a vision problem: They're not sure what success looks like.
A presentation by Chris Servheen, grizzly bear recovery coordinator, regarding the fatal bear confrontations in Yellowstone National Park this summer will highlight the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee's annual winter meeting in Missoula on Nov. 30-Dec. 1.
HELENA — There have been a half-dozen encounters between grizzly bears and humans reported in Montana this month alone, a number experts attribute to a growing bear population stuck in the low country because of the deep snowpack.
MISSOULA — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's grizzly bear recovery coordinator said trail runners are coming up on photographers as the backcountry group most likely to get badly hurt in an animal encounter.
MISSOULA — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's grizzly bear recovery coordinator says long-distance trail runners are approaching photographers as the backcountry group most likely to be badly hurt in an animal encounter.
CHEYENNE — An elk hunter who shot and killed a grizzly bear after the animal bit his arm hiked three miles to a trailhead and drove himself to a hospital in Cody, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said.
Bear experts will spend a month compiling information to try to determine the sequence of events and possible causes that led to the fatal mauling of a Michigan man at Soda Butte Campground early Wednesday, but they all agree on one thing already — the unusual nature of the event.