Leaders of American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains have joined an effort to retain federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
A fresh chicken dinner proved to be a fatal attraction for three grizzly bears at a home east of Bigfork on Highway 83 in late May and a resident was charged Dec. 23 for allegedly illegally killing the bears.
Capital for kids. The Billings Family YMCA received a big boost toward $1 million in planned improvements with a gift of $333,000 from Scheels sporting goods.
HELENA — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana.
MISSOULA — Northern Continental Divide grizzly bears made it through 2014 without one dying at the hands of a game warden.
GREAT FALLS — A Browning-area man has denied charges he illegally killed three grizzly bears near his residence in August.
Grizzly bears will not be severely impacted by proposed mining operations around the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially declared in April.
From almost four miles away, the grizzly bear appeared to have picked up the elk carcass’ stench.
Elk can be hunted in Grand Teton National Park as a way to control unnaturally sustained elk populations. Wyoming uses winter feedgrounds to maintain high elk survival.
Eight grizzly bears were captured this summer to be fitted with GPS collars for a study on elk hunter-grizzly bear interactions. The two-year study is being conducted by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team’s staff.
A grizzly bear’s nasal passages and the billions of receptors they contain are 100 times larger than a human’s.
A grizzly bear.
Yearling grizzly bears released after conflicts with humans or livestock are not more likely to reoffend, according to a recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Mother bears that get into trouble and have cubs can be relocated without the youngsters getting into trouble again, according to the study.
Grizzly bear presence on an elk carcass just off a trail across a section of state land has prompted a temporary closure.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information in the death of two moose east of Marias Pass that led to the recent shooting death of a grizzly bear.
GREAT FALLS — A grizzly bear wounded by an elk hunter southeast of Glacier National Park was found dead about 150 yards from where it was shot and about the same distance from a moose carcass that likely prompted the animal to attack, state wildlife officials said.
Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals.
Hunters are being asked to avoid an area near Marias Pass after a grizzly sow was shot and wounded after charging two groups of hunters on Sunday and Monday. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials along with the Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued the alert after tw…