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Grizzly mortality steady

Here’s a good summary from the Hungry Horse News of the latest grizzly bear mortality and population figures . . . Recorded grizzly bear mortality in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem in 2016 was the same the year before, with … Continue reading

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First look at grizzly bear ‘family tree’ study

The first results from a Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem grizzly bear “family tree” study are encouraging . . . Using genetic analysis U.S. Geological Survey Scientist Tabitha Graves and Nate Mikle recently completed a first look at the “family tree” … Continue reading

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Grizzly bear DNA database grows by the day

Here’s a good article by Chris Peterson in the Hungry Horse News discussing how the use of DNA analysis in grizzly bear research is really hitting its stride . . . This summer, grizzly bears have been confirmed in the … Continue reading

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Grizzly delisting plan gets new public comment review

Wildlife managers continue to work on a plan to remove grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List. Meanwhile, there’s evidence of contact between the two main grizzly population centers . . . Federal plans to delist the grizzly bear from … Continue reading

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Glacier Park grizzly bear monitoring continues

Here’s the annual announcement of the ongoing grizzly monitoring project in Glacier Park. It came with a really cool photo this time . . . A long-term program to monitor grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem continues this … Continue reading

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As Yellowstone grizzly population rises, so does death toll

More grizzlies got into trouble in the Yellowstone area this year, but that is sort of a good thing . . . The number of grizzly bear deaths or removals in the Yellowstone region climbed to an all-time high in … Continue reading

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Report on last week’s Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee meeting

From Debo Powers, NFPA President, comes the following report . . . Representatives from all of the agencies who manage and/or research grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) met on Wednesday, December 2, at Lone Pine State … Continue reading

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Grizzly bear’s diet revealed by a single hair

Forensic hair analysis comes to bear research . . . U.S. and Canadian researchers have found they can get a good idea of a grizzly bear’s diet over several months by looking at a single hair. The technique, which measures … Continue reading

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Experts mull path towards grizzly delisting

Again, a lot of discussion of a shift from grizzly bear recovery to grizzly bear management . . . Top grizzly bear experts from Montana, U.S. and Canadian governments descended on Many Glacier Hotel last week to discuss the future … Continue reading

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Researchers start their Spring round of grizzly bear trapping

Personnel from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be live-trapping and collaring a couple of grizzly bears in the North Fork area over the next few days. So, if you see the warning signs, stay clear of the sites. . … Continue reading

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