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Montana Wolf Management Update

The Montana Wildlife Commission has adopted several new rules and regulations pertaining to the management of the most controversial apex predator in the state, the grey wolf. After a long debate and much opposition to the new regulations by pro-wolf advocacy groups, it was passed in a vote of 3-2 …

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Montana Grizzly Rips Woman From Tent

65-year-old Leah Davis Lokan, a registered nurse from Chico, California was ripped from her tent and killed by a grizzly bear earlier this week in Ovando, Montana. The bear had awakened Lokan and others earlier in the night and returned later when it killed her. Fellow campers rushed to her …

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Bears vs. Humans: Who’s The Real Problem?

Yes, I’m actually posing that question. Who is the real problem, us or the bears?  The reason I ask this question is due to the ongoing hazing efforts aimed at bear 863 or “Felicia” as her fans call her on Wyoming’s Togwotee Pass section of Highway 26/287. USFWS wildlife officials …

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Grizzly Bear Capture to Begin

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) has begun its grizzly bear population study in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The IGBST consists of The USGS, the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish, Montana FWP, Idaho Fish and Game and Wind River …

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Just A Matter Of Time: CO Wolf Breeding

“The analysis determined that F1084 had been mislabeled and is in fact a female gray wolf.”  A pair of wolves in Jackson County, Colorado exhibiting signs of denning behavior have thrown CPW biologists for a loop as one of the pair was thought to be male. CPW biologists worked with …

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Grizzly Bears Migrating East!

Last week a 450 pound male grizzly bear was euthanized by the USDA after it was confirmed that it killed a beef cow in the Big Snowy Mountains south of Lewistown. That’s right, Lewistown! This is way outside the current home range of Grizzly bears in Montana. The Snowy Mountains …

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Hunting Saves Wolves…

Yep, the verdict is in once again – hunting is the most viable wildlife management tool known to man. I don’t care how people try to spin their anti-hunting, uneducated yarns, it is impossible to logically argue that the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is the most effective and …

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Colorado Woman Dead After Bear Attack

Unfortunately there’s been a second bear induced fatality already this spring and it WAS NOT a grizzly! Black bear attacks on humans are very rare but a Durango, Colorado woman was indeed preyed upon by a sow black bear and her two yearling cubs. The woman’s body was found by …

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