Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee Fall Meeting November 16 & 17

BOZEMAN, MT – The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee (YES) of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) will hold its fall meeting in Cody, Wyoming on November 16 & 17, 2016 and invites the public to attend. The meeting will start at 1:00 PM and will be held at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West located […]

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisting Rule Peer Reviews Posted

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Posts Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisting Rule Peer Reviews DENVER – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has received five independent peer reviews on the Yellowstone grizzly bear population proposed delisting rule. The peer reviewers all agree that the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population is biologically recovered and […]

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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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Current Status

Top header photo credit Frank T. van Manen/IGBST Current status of threatened grizzly bear populations and their recovery Written by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 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 […]

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