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Grizzly management meeting set for Oct. 29 in Bozeman

The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee will hold its fall meeting in Bozeman, Montana on October 29, 2014 and the public is invited to attend. A multiagency organization charged with recovery of the grizzly in the Yellowstone ecosystem, YES is part of the IGBC, which is responsible for grizzly bear recovery in the contiguous United States and adjoining Canadian Provinces. YES is made up of federal, state, county, and tribal agency partners. Continue Reading →

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Grizzly managers recommend ending Yellowstone area bears’ protected status

Wildlife officials have proposed ending federal protections for Yellowstone area grizzly bears.

A team of grizzly bear biologists and managers meeting in Montana this week voted unanimously to recommend removing greater Yellowstone area grizzlies from the federally administered list of threatened and endangered species. The groups' overwhelming recommendation is a strong signal of approval to managers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of their plans to end grizzlies' protected status. Continue Reading →

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Interagency grizzly bear management team meets Dec. 10-11 in Missoula

A few grizzly bears have been spotted emerging from hibernation in Yellowstone National Park.

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC), the multi-agency committee responsible for grizzly bear recovery in the continental United States and adjacent Canadian Provinces will be holding their annual winter meeting in Missoula, Montana from December 10, 2013 – December 11, 2013. The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn Downtown, located at 200 S Pattee St. The sessions on both days will begin at 8:00 AM. Continue Reading →

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