grizzly bears

POWELL — Biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team began field captures of grizzly bears Tuesday and plan to continue through the end of October.  Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey, in conjunction with Yellowstone National Park, will be baiting the areas with roadkill deer and...

A herder pushes cattle through a squall along the Green River Drift route on June 17, 2020.  Photo by Angus M. Thuermer, Jr./WyoFile.

FROM WYOFILE:  The renewal of 10-year grazing permits that threaten 72 grizzly bears along the Upper Green River was “supported by substantial evidence” a judge ruled in dismissing a suit challenging the historic Green River Drift. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal decided May 16 that officials...
Grizzly deaths approach record, high population cited   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — Grizzly bears are dying at a record pace in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but wildlife officials say that’s a sign of a population that has reached its carrying capacity. ...
Grizzly encounters increase   By Zac Taylor Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — Grizzly bear country is growing. Game and Fish Large Carnivore Sectional Supervisor Dan Thompson said while good efforts have been made recently to decrease certain conflict types, more issues are popping...
Wyoming to ask for delisting of grizzlies   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming will petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove federal protections from grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday....
Grizzly bear deaths on the rise in 2021   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — It’s been a tough year for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  As of Wednesday, 27 grizzlies had been euthanized due to conflicts with humans, killed by other bears, hit by...
Rancher’s request rejected by G&F   By Leo Wolfson Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — A Crandall rancher had his more than $120,000 request in reimbursement for cattle losses caused by grizzly bears and wolves in 2020 mostly rejected by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on...
FROM WYOFILE: Grizzlies on treadmills: Research illuminates bear, human run-ins   By Christine Peterson, WyoFile.com   Years ago, after lugging a heavy backpack about a dozen miles over Ishawooa Pass in northwest Wyoming, I dropped into a place called the Thorofare.  Encompassing portions of...
Half of all grizzlies captured in 2020 were in Park County   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — More than half of all grizzly bear management actions carried out last year by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department happened in Park County, according to a new report...
Two grizzlies killed in encounters with bow hunters   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — Two grizzly bear conflicts in Park County have ended in one hunter being injured and two dead bears in the past week.  On Thursday evening, a hunter looking for elk in the...

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