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Human-Bear Conflict

The first grizzly relocation of 2022 occurred after a cattle-killing bear was taken to a new area in Shoshone National Forest near Yellowstone’s Northeast Entrance. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on Wednesday, May 4. The bear in…

Wyoming Game and Fish captured and relocated nearly four dozen grizzlies in 2021, as growing populations make conflicts and relocations increasingly tricky. On Monday, March 7, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department released its annual grizzly bear captured report. The document contains data on every grizzly captured and relocated by the department last year. In…

Another grizzly – the tenth this year – is banished in Park County after taking the fall for another bear trying to get an easy meal near Meeteetse. Once again. Wyoming Game and Fish and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service worked together to capture and relocate a grizzly bear near Meeteetse. But, unlike most…

The world-famous Grizzly 399 is moving into Jackson, and everyone is encouraged to take simple steps to keep themselves and the iconic bear and her cubs safe. A recent Facebook post has gotten widespread attention.  Savannah Rose, a Jackson-based wildlife photographer, shared an update on the famous Grizzly 399. Grizzly 399 is one of Grand…

The first human-grizzly incident of 2021 occurred within Yellowstone, as a man sustains serious but not life-threatening injuries from the bear. On the morning of Friday, May 28, 2021, a male, age 39, sustained injuries from a bear while hiking in Yellowstone. The incident occurred on the Beaver Ponds Trail at Mammoth Hot Spring, approximately 1.5…

Shoshone National Forest is preparing for another busy summer, but the key to recreation begins with the choices of Wyomingites to stay safe and responsible. As the weather begins warming and campgrounds start opening, forest officials ask visitors to recreate responsibly by planning, respecting road and area closures, knowing current fire restrictions, and abiding by…


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