The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee holds its winter meeting starting Tuesday . . .
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee, which is responsible for grizzly bear recovery in the continental United States and adjacent Canadian provinces, will hold its annual winter meeting in Missoula on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 200 S. Pattee St.
Sessions will begin at 8 a.m. on both days. A public comment period will be provided at the end of each day.
Frank van Manen, leader of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team, will present the results of a comprehensive food synthesis report related to grizzlies in the Yellowstone ecosystem. The IGBC then will discuss proposing a new rule and make a recommendation to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.