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A Montana grizzly bear feeds on huckleberries. (Jaime Johnson)

Grizzly bear delisting put on hold 

ENDANGERED SPECIES – Federal officials are delaying their decision on whether to lift protections for more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park and allow controlled hunting in some areas outside of the park, the Associated Press reports. Despite expert opinions that...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016


Robin Johnson breaks camp in the Sierra-Nevada Range at Donahue Pass during his 2012 trek to log 2,661-miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada. (Frank Johnson)

Grizzly bear reintroduction to Sierras pondered 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Backpackers could have more company while hiking in California's Sierra-Nevada Range if endangered wildlife groups have their way. Bringing grizzlies back to California? The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity is seeking to have California and the feds study the reintroduction of grizzly...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

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Grizzly bear recovery leaders to huddle in North Idaho

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- The multi-agency committee responsible for coordinating the recovery of grizzly bears in the continental United States and adjacent Canadian Provinces will meet in the heart of the Selkirk and Cabinet-Yaak recovery areas this month. The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee's 2016 summer meeting...

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This June 2011 file photo shows grizzly bear No. 399 crossing a road in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., with her three cubs. Phone apps may offer wildlife sightings in Yellowstone National Park. (Associated Press)

Yellowstone urging tourists to carry bear spray

WILDLIFE – A new Yellowstone National Park campaign urging tourists to carry bear spray features celebrities like Bozeman climber Conrad Anker, whose feats include three Everest ascents. Anker is shown on a poster carrying climbing ropes and bear spray. Park superintendent Dan Wenk says that...

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MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016

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David Moskowitz is a biologist, author, photographer and outdoor educator.

Living with Grizzly Bears program featured at GU

CRITTERS -- Living with Grizzly Bears, a free program by author, photographer and biologist David Moskowitz, is set for 7:30 p.m. next Sunday, March 20, at Gonzaga University’s Jepson Center. Moskowitz will share photos and stories of his work and travels across landscapes where grizzly...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015

A grizzly bear roams in 2011 near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. (Associated Press)

Grizzly bear experts meeting in Montana

CARNIVORES -- State and federal grizzly bear experts from across the Pacific Northwest are in Missoula this week to discuss ongoing efforts to remove the bears from federal Endangered Species Act protection. The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee, the multi-agency committee responsible for grizzly bear recovery...

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