Last week, the Montana Governor’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council (GBAC) kicked off a series of three meetings about the future of bear management. According to the state’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks website, “In April 2019, Montana Governor Steve Bullock called for a Grizzly Bear Advisory Council to address these challenges and to help set a […]

via The Hunting Question — Bear Tracks

Down the road from Pond Mountain Inn, we spotted a group of wild turkeys while out for a chilly winter walk. Wild Turkeys in a group is called a flock , whereas a group of domesticated turkeys are known as a rafter or gang. The wild turkeys live and travel together primarily on foot, occasionally […]

via Wildlife In Vermont – Wild Turkeys — Pond Mountain Inn

press release from Center for Biological Diversity Feds Move to Strip Endangered Species Protections From Yellowstone Grizzlies in 2014 LIVINGSTON, Mt.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans on Wednesday to strip Endangered Species Act protections from Yellowstone’s iconic grizzly bears later this year. The agency will release a proposed rule removing federal protections […]

via Yellowstone Grizzlies Will Lose Federal Protections This Year — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release Center for Biological Diversity Petition Filed to Reintroduce Grizzly Bears to Selway-Bitterroot of Idaho and Montana Proposal Would Revive Stalled 14-year-old Federal Grizzly Repopulation Plan VICTOR, Idaho— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today requesting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a new rule to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot ecosystem in […]

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