Frank Van Manen
STD boom. North Dakota public health officials reported “drastic” increases in reported cases of syphilis and gonorrhea last year. The incidence of these two sexually transmitted diseases outstrips the increase in population and is not limited to the western region of the state where oil pr…
CASPER, Wyo. — Grizzly bear survival in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem does not depend on the future of whitebark pine cones, according to recent research presented Thursday by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team, a group of federal and state researchers.
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 — To ensure they’ve got the best look at how well grizzly bears can endure in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, researchers want a full picture of the predators’ diet before another attempt to remove them from endangered species protection.