Grizzly Bears

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and Montana GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte fielded calls for better management of grizzly bears during a weekend visit to Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front. The Independent Record reports that ranchers, farmers and residents urged the pair on Saturday to consider allowing hunting because of grizzly attacks on livestock and occasionally people. All…

At the direction of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service–the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated a sub-adult female grizzly bear on Thursday–August 1st. The bear was captured for killing cattle on a U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment north of Pinedale, WY. In cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and…

As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct grizzly bear capture operations in areas of northwest Wyoming beginning this spring and continuing through early fall. Game and Fish is committed to monitoring grizzly bears and demonstrating recovery to…

More than 150 people have applied to sit on an advisory committee to come up with recommendations on how to manage Montana’s grizzly bears. Randy Arnold, a regional supervisor with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, tells The Missoulian the application process has been “flooded,” and the committee will probably consist of fewer than 20 people.…

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the shooting of a grizzly bear in Montana. The Independent Record reports that Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks says the bear was shot by a landowner near Augusta on April 13. Agency bear management specialist Mike Madel says in a press release there have been…

A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray. The Cody Enterprise reports the proposal comes after an uptick in encounters during the fall hunting season as grizzly bears are drawn to gut piles left by hunters. Nicholas Arrivo, an attorney for the…

Wyoming’s governor says he has spoken with governors of neighboring states about the possibility of holding a grizzly summit. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Thursday that Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon says he met with the governors of Montana and Idaho to discuss convening a summit to address the growing population of grizzly bears in the northern…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds outdoor recreationalists and rural homeowners in northwest Wyoming to be bear aware this Spring. Game and Fish Bear Wise Coordinator Dusty Lasseter stated — quote — “Typically, male bears emerge from their dens in mid-March and early April, while females and young-of-the-year cubs emerge in late April and…

  With Wyoming flu activity reports starting to pick up, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents how to help avoid becoming ill with influenza or spreading the virus. Reggie McClinton, epidemiologist with WDH, said while overall flu activity is low, he is seeing reports indicate noticeable increases in the state’s northeastern and…

  Guardian Flight and the AirMedCare Network Membership program are hosting three question and answer Town Hall Sessions for Washakie County residents. The sessions are available for anyone who wishes to talk one-on-one with a network representative or have questions about the program answered. All meetings are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first…


Current track
Title
Artist