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State Agencies Allocate Numbers For Potential Yellowstone Grizzly Hunt

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After a few weeks of inactivity, the Yellowstone grizzly delisting saga is back in full swing.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Population Slightly Down in 2011

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Yellowstone Grizzly

The annual census of grizzly bear population in the Yellowstone National Park area showed a slight decline this year, leading experts to wonder if historic yearly growth in the numbers has come to an end.

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Wyoming to Manage State Wolves — But Not in Yellowstone

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Wolf!

In a tentative compromise announced last night, Wyoming wolves will be delisted from Endangered Species protections and the government will manage wolves in the state -- but not in Yellowstone National Park.

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Grizzly Deaths in Yellowstone Region on Normal Pace: Experts

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Ten grizzly bears have been killed this year in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but experts say that pace is normal and almost identical to the number tallied last year.

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Yellowstone Pika Not Worthy of Protection: FWS

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Yellowstone PikaIn a situation some liken to the canary in the coal mine, the Fish and Wildlife Service has denied Endangered Species protections to the Yellowstone pika, saying the small rodent should be able to deal with projected rising temperatures due to global warning.

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New Yellowstone Grizzly Management Plan to be Discussed Today

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The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee -- a group of federal and state officials -- will meet today in Missoula to discuss a new management plan for Yellowtone Ecosystem grizzlies.

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White Pines Heavily Impacted by Beetles: NRDC

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Yellowstone National Park Grizzly.

Damage among Yellowstone National Park's crucial white-pine trees is higher than anticipated, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), as beetles wreak havoc on this crucial source of food for the region's grizzlies.

 

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