Bears

Controversial Yellowstone Region Wyoming Grizzly Hunt Approved

Yellowstone National Park bears

The state Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved a controversial Wyoming grizzly hunt for the first time since 1975, as 22 bears could be killed under the plan approved today.

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IGBST Yellowstone Bear Trapping Season Starts Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will start trapping grizzly and black bears around Yellowstone National Park next week.

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NPCA Delivers Petition Against Grizzly Hunting to Wyoming Governor

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has delivered a petition to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s office, calling for action against grizzly bear hunting.

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Wyoming Reduces Yellowstone Grizzly Hunting Quota

Wyoming has reduced its proposed hunting quota for female Yellowstone area grizzly bears from two bears to one.

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Idaho Approves Hunting Season on One Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bear

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved plans for a hunting season on one male Yellowstone area grizzly bear.

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Seventy-Three Scientists Pen Letter Against Hunt of Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears

Seventy-three scientists have penned a letter to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead calling on him to halt a proposed hunt on Yellowstone area grizzly bears.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Could Be Reassigned Under Interior Proposal

Dan Wenk

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk could be reassigned under a potential proposal to “shakeup” management in the National Park Service.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Will Not Restore Protections for Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

Yellowstone grizzlies

Following internal review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not restore endangered species protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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Conservation Groups Accuse Wyoming of Swapping Grizzly Counts with Montana

Yellowstone grizzly

Conservation and animal advocacy groups are alleging that Montana and Wyoming agreed to share some of their grizzly hunt quotas.

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Idaho Fish and Game Officials Discuss Yellowstone-Area Grizzly Hunt

At a meeting Tuesday night at the Collage of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls, Fish and Game officials made their case for a grizzly hunt.

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