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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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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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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Yellowstone Grizzly Coordinating Committee

Photo credit Frank T. van Manen/IGBST Why the Name Change from YES to YGCC? Yellowstone Grizzly Coordinating Committee (YGCC) is the group that will guide how the ecosystem population will be managed now that recovery goals are attained and the species is officially delisted. As part of the recovery plan for the Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly […]

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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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Hiker’s Death Confirmed as Grizzly Attack

By IGBC Executive Committee Updated on January 18, 2016: On January 6, an interagency Board of Review released their report, ““Fatality of Mr. Lance Crosby from a bear attack on Elephant Back Mountain in Yellowstone National Park on August 6, 2015″” and their recommendations, “Recommendations of the Board of Review, based on the investigation of the […]

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