Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee
Frank van Manen, leader of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team, will be presenting the results of a comprehensive food synthesis report on grizzlies in the Yellowstone Ecosystem at the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee meeting in Missoula on Tuesday and Wednesday.
To promote the use of bear spray by hunters, the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee and the Wildlife Management Institute teamed up with hunting journalist Craig Boddington to produce a one-minute demonstration video and 30-second public service announcement.
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee will be hold its annual summer meeting at the Wyoming Game and Fish Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside of Dubois, Wyo., on June 18-19.
Nearly 30 years ago, the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee was created to coordinate the wide range of state, federal and provincial resource agencies sharing responsibility for recovering the grizzly bear. It was with unique foresight that an entity such as IGBC was created to allow for th…
Hunting grizzly bears should be part of the strategy for their management after they no longer need federal Endangered Species Act protection, the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee decided Thursday.
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.
Hunting needs to be part of the toolbox for managing grizzly bears when they no longer have endangered species protection, but no one's close to saying what that tool might look like.
A discussion of a policy statement in support of regulated hunting as a method of management for grizzly bears in delisted ecosystems will be one of the topics addressed by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee at its annual winter meeting in Missoula Dec. 11-13 at the Doubletree Hotel on 1…
JACKSON, Wyo. — Grizzly bears could again be recommended for removal from the endangered-species list — in approximately two years — after federal land managers and scientists study the impact of declining whitebark pine trees on the animals.
JACKSON, Wyo. — People who venture onto the trails in Yellowstone National Park this summer will see new signs warning them about avoiding bears and what to do if they should encounter one.
HELENA -- An investigation into the second of two fatal grizzly bear attacks last summer at Yellowstone National Park was unable to conclude if the same bear was responsible for both deaths, said a report released on Monday.
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.
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.
MISSOULA — If we care about keeping grizzly bears alive, perhaps we should worry less about how they die.
Wildlife officials are considering an overhaul to a program that tests bear-resistant containers in response to increasing demands on the government-funded initiative.
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.
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee will hold its winter meeting in Missoula Wednesday and Thursday. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 N. Reserve St. The session on Wednesday will start at 9:30 a.m. and the session on Thursday will begin at 8 a.m. The public is in…
Grizzly bears, because they are so adaptable, are doing just fine despite the decline in whitebark pine tree seeds, the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee said in a statement issued Tuesday.
Wildlife officials from the United States and Canada plan to encourage conservation groups to buy key parcels of grizzly bear habitat in order to gauge how climate change is affecting them.
KALISPELL - Wildlife managers relocated an 8- to 10-year-old female grizzly bear in hopes of bolstering the grizzly population in the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem of northwest Montana. The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department says the 400-pound grizzly was captured in the Whitefish Range o…
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