December 9, 2020  December 11, 2020

The IGBC will host its winter meeting virtually on December 9-11 from 9 am to 12:15 pm.

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) supports recovery and delisting, and ongoing conservation of grizzly bear populations and their habitats in areas of the western United States through interagency coordination of policy, planning, management, research and communication.

The Executive Committee of the IGBC holds two regular meetings annually, one in summer and one in winter. The Winter meeting will be held online on December 9,10, and 11, the agenda is posted online at

Member agencies will share updates on recent developments. The IGBC Executive Committee will review accomplishments and discuss goals for its Executive Committee, its Ecosystem Subcommittees, and its Information, Education, and Outreach Subcommittee. The IGBC will be making decisions regarding a possible new Bear Smart Communities certification process, and on policy related to its existing Bear Resistant Container program. The IGBC will also be sharing recent social science research, and hearing about the recently completed work of the Montana Grizzly Bear Advisory Council.


Members of the public are welcome to view the meeting by clicking HERE.

There will be an opportunity to provide public comments either in writing during the meeting to; or by dialing in by phone during the public meeting portions of the agenda.

Instructions for public comment:

Due to Governor’s orders regarding distancing and gathering of groups, this meeting will streamed live online. Once you enter the meeting, if you wish to comment, please dial * (star) 9 to raise your hand or select “Raise Hand” on your computer. You will be notified when your phone has been unmuted.

Before making your comment, please state your name, city, and the organization you represent (if applicable).

We reserve the right to remove anyone from the meeting that becomes unmanageable, troublesome or offensively off topic.

Zoom link 

Or join by phone:

US:+1 646 558 8656

Webinar ID:972 3561 7058

Passcode: 830673

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