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Grizzly Bears

Biologists look for ways to preserve grizzlies as feds consider delisting

Biologists look for ways to preserve grizzlies as feds consider delisting

MISSOULA — The grizzly bear answers to a lot of names.

July 13, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Mother grizzly bluff-charges fishing raft on the Blackfoot River

Mother grizzly bluff-charges fishing raft on the Blackfoot River

OVANDO – A mother grizzly bear with two cubs bluff-charged a fishing raft on the Blackfoot River last week, but has disappeared after river rangers moved an elk carcass she was protecting.

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2 grizzlies transplanted to Cabinet Mountains

KALISPELL — Two female grizzly bears have been transplanted from the Whitefish Range to the Cabinet Mountains in northwest Montana.

June 22, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Lots of visitors

Lots of visitors

Yellowstone National Park visitors collect to photograph wildlife. Visitation to the park is up over last year.

June 11, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Wyoming governor urges delisting of grizzly bears

Wyoming governor urges delisting of grizzly bears

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is again asking the federal government to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list.

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Study team starts to trap Grand Teton grizzlies

Study team starts to trap Grand Teton grizzlies

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal biologists will begin trapping and tagging grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park this coming week.

May 26, 2014 9:21 am Photos

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Grizzly bears emerging in northern Rockies

GREAT FALLS — Grizzly bears are beginning to wake up in the northern Rocky Mountains.

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Grazing should be done elsewhere

Grazing domestic sheep by the federal government atop the Centennial Mountains of southwest Montana needs to cease. The USDA Agricultural Research Service, United States Sheep Experiment Station recently settled a lawsuit with the Cottonwood Environmental Law Center of Bozeman. The lawsuit c…

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Settlement reached in research station lawsuit

BOZEMAN — Federal wildlife officials must conduct another assessment of the effect that sheep grazing at a southwestern Montana research station have on grizzly bears in the area.

February 04, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

Freedom man fined in accidental grizzly killing

JACKSON, Wyo. — A judge has ordered a Freedom man to pay a $2,500 fine for killing a grizzly bear after mistaking it for a black bear.

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Hair research finds 'rock-solid minimum' of 42 grizzlies in Cabinet-Yaak

MISSOULA — How many hairs does it take to make a grizzly bear?

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Couple recounts wild elk hunting story

Couple recounts wild elk hunting story

In a matter of seconds, Charley and Alina Waples’ emotions had rocketed from elated to scared — two heart-racing extremes.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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3 grizzly bears captured, euthanized in NW Montana

KALISPELL - Three grizzly bears have been captured and euthanized in northwestern Montana after causing property damage, and in one case, killing numerous chickens.

November 05, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Compensation begins for livestock lost to grizzlies

HELENA — State wildlife officials say the Montana Livestock Board has begun compensating ranchers for livestock losses caused by grizzly bears.

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Grizzly bears

Grizzly bears

Grizzly bears

September 19, 2013 3:20 pmLoading…
Berry eating bears

Berry eating bears

Proposals for delisting grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are being revised.

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Fate of Yellowstone grizzlies tied to key foods

Fate of Yellowstone grizzlies tied to key foods

OUTSIDE OF MEETEETSE, Wyo. — High above the trees, in the rocky slopes of the Absarokas, one-calorie morsels scurried from the light. They crawled under rocks and in dark shadows.

September 15, 2013 8:15 am Photos

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Grizzly bear plan comment deadline extended

In response to requests for more time, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has extended comment to Sept. 30 on the draft of an updated conservation and management plan for grizzly bears in southwestern Montana.

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Archers warned to watch for grizzly bears

Grizzly bear sightings along the Beartooth Front are on par with last year, which saw an all-time high number, something archers should take note of as they travel afield Saturday for the opening day of the season.

September 06, 2013 2:34 pmLoading…

Low cone output increases grizzly conflict chances

JACKSON — Biologists say a bad year for whitebark pine cone output could lead to more hunter-grizzly bear conflicts in northwest Wyoming this fall.

September 02, 2013 3:37 pmLoading…

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