Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee Meets 3/29-30/2017

IDFG Photo 3/2017 JACKSON, WY – The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee (YES) of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) will hold its spring meeting in Jackson, Wyoming on March 29 and 30, 2017 and invites the public to attend. The meeting will take place at the Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyoming. The meeting starts at […]

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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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Partnership position advances bear education in southwest Montana

by Marina Richie The grizzly rolls toward five people pointing training (inert) bear spray canisters at the bear. They press their triggers down for two full seconds, while onlookers cheer them on. Danielle Oyler is pleased. “Most people follow directions and spray the two seconds and then stop,” she says. “Some do discharge the whole […]

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Yellowstone Subcommittee Conservation Strategy Working Meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to provided updated information and a forum for discussion of the 2016 Conservation Strategy for the Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This meeting will take place in one location, the Holiday Inn in Bozeman, with no videoconferencing available. AGENDA

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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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Yellowstone National Park wants you to carry bear spray

May 25, 2016 Yellowstone National Park wants to increase the number of people carrying bear spray through a new engaging, celebrity-filled campaign called “A Bear Doesn’t Care.” Whether you are a hiker, backpacker, angler, photographer, wolf watcher or geyser gazer, the campaign encourages you to carry bear spray – no excuses! “A bear doesn’t care […]

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Non-Resident Bear Hunters Mistakenly Kill Grizzly Bear

Photo of informational postcard by Center for Wildlife Information ISLAND PARK – On the evening of May 5th, a father and son from California were hunting for black bear in Idaho near the Continental Divide above Henrys Lake. The fifteen-year-old son mistakenly shot and killed a nine-year-old male grizzly bear. Upon returning to their family […]

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