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Human-Bear Conflict

Within two days, Wyoming Game and Fish captures and relocates two grizzlies to drainages deep in Shoshone and Birdger-Teton National Forests. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear on July 31 and an adult male grizzly bear on Aug. 1.…

Another grizzly has been captured and relocated to an area near Yellowstone National Park after getting involved with “anthropogenic attractants” elsewhere in Wyoming. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated another grizzly in 2022. The bear in question, a sub-adult male grizzly, was captured on July…

One black bear is suspected of three separate break-ins in Bighorn National Forest – a reminder of how easily human-bear conflicts can start and how food needs to be secure in the wilderness. Human-bear conflicts are one of the realities of outdoor recreation in northwest Wyoming. Because of this, people need to take proper precautions…

A famous grizzly is gone. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that Grizzly 1057, an offspring of Grizzly 399, was euthanized on July 12. Wyoming Game and Fish requested authorization to remove the grizzly following 13 documented conflicts since May. Grizzly 399 became the most famous bear in the world when she successfully…

Wyoming Game and Fish has captured and relocated another cattle-killing grizzly to a secure location in Shoshone National Forest, only five miles from Yellowstone National Park. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated a subadult male grizzly bear on July 8, 2022. The bear was captured…

An out-of-town hiker is getting treated for injuries incurred during a grizzly attack on a trail near Meeteetse while Wyoming Game and Fish investigates the circumstances of the attack. Monday afternoon, the Park County Sheriff’s Office notified by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department that a man was injured by a bear while hiking Francs…

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…


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