YGCC cancels 2-day meeting – Group to hold webinar and conference call Nov. 1

The Yellowstone Grizzly Coordinating Committee is canceling its October meeting due to the recent court decision to relist the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) population of grizzly bears. The meeting was scheduled for Oct. 31 – Nov. 1 in Jackson, Wyoming. Rather than hold the meeting, the YGCC is going to host an informational update conference […]

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Coexisting with Grizzly Bears Near Red Rocks Lakes NWR

For grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, connecting to larger populations of bears in the West is key to long-term survival. Biologists at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Montana are working with landowners and partners to ease the bears’ passage while reducing causes of human-bear conflict. The effort to improve human […]

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Current Status

Current status of threatened grizzly bear populations and their recovery In North America, grizzly bears previously ranged from Alaska to Mexico and as far east as the western shores of Hudson Bay. When Lewis and Clark explored the West in the early 1800s, an estimated 50,000 grizzly bears roamed between the Pacific Ocean and the […]

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Delisting Grizzly Bears in Yellowstone

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Due To Recovery LAKEWOOD, Colo. – In response to the successful recovery of one of the nation’s most iconic animals, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today proposed to remove the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from the Federal Lists of Endangered […]

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