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Protections Restored for Yellowstone-Area Grizzly Bears

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U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen restored Endangered Species Act protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, and in the process permanently ended planned trophy hunts in Idaho and Wyoming.

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Judge Extends Ban on Yellowstone Grizzly Hunts

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U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen extended a temporary restraining order that blocks a Yellowstone-area grizzly trophy hunt in Idaho and Wyoming, as the legal debate continues over federal delisting of the bears from endangered status and turning management over to the states.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Hunt Blocked – For Now

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A proposed Yellowstone grizzly hunt in Idaho and Wyoming was blocked for two weeks by U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen, who ruled more consideration was needed about the decision to delist the bears by the federal government and turn management over to the states.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisting Could Come Next Year

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Breaking news: federal officials have brought up the possibility of delisting Yellowstone grizzly bears by this time next year. If not sooner.

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Yellowstone Wolves: Bad for Elk, Good for Bears

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While it’s far from clear Yellowstone wolves have impacted the regional elk population, one thing is clear: the decline in elk is good news for bears fattening up on berries.

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Study Questions Whether Yellowstone Grizzlies Are On Rebound

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A study argues the number of Yellowstone grizzlies could be in decline and far from the robust status needed to remove the bears from endangered status.

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Grizzlies Back on Endangered List

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Grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem should immediately be placed back on the Endangered Species List, as a federal judge rules the Bush Administration had no business removing the bears from protected status.

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Lewis Addresses Future of Yellowstone in Fascinating Report

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At first glance, all would appear to be well with Yellowstone National Park: this summer saw an all-time record in the number of visitors to the Park, while wolf and bison numbers have stabilized to comfortably sustainable levels. But the overall future of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem isn't nearly as bright, as indicated in a report issued last week from Park Superintendent Suzanne Lewis.

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