Grizzly Bear Monitoring in Western Centennial Mountains Begins for 2016

ISLAND PARK – As part of ongoing efforts required under the Endangered Species Act to monitor the distribution of grizzly bears in the Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) is working to inform the public that pre-baiting and scientific trapping operations are once again beginning in the Upper Snake Region. IDFG […]

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Population Monitoring

How Grizzly Bear Populations are Monitored Biologists have estimated grizzly bear populations and trends within the Recovery Ecosystems using a variety of methods. The types of methods that are used often depend on resources such as funding, available technology, adequate staffing and characteristics of the study area including observability of bears. Professional wildlife biologists are […]

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