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Grizzlies Around Yellowstone Are Entering A Big Squeeze

May 16, 2022

Grizzly 399 and four cubs, with whom she recently parted company
Past research shows bears are sensitive to small amounts of habitat intrusion by recreation and development. But what's the impact now as both of those go boom?
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When Entering Griz Country: New Holster Makes Bear Spray Quicker On The Draw

April 12, 2022

A mother bear and cubs in Yellowstone
If bear spray isn't readily accessible, what good is it? Richard Siberell's 'Bearosol Holster' designed to give mountain bikers and others easier reach to spray when bears appear and seconds matter 
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Prominent Scientists Push Back Against Delisting Grizzly Bears: Op-Ed

January 13, 2022

Grizzly 399 and one of her recent cubs
When it comes to assessing biological recovery of grizzlies, who is better informed—people who study wildlife for a living or governors and legislators who dislike grizzlies and wolves?
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Packed Audience Hears Experts Discuss Biggest Threats To Famed Jackson Hole Grizzly 399, Other Bears

November 11, 2021

Can Grizzly 399 and cubs make it safely to the den?
Miracle of grizzly conservation in Lower 48 being undermined by sloppy garbage storage, proliferating development, outdoor recreation pressure and bad laws
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How Do We Continue The Miracle Of US Grizzly Conservation?

November 6, 2021

In many ways, the fate of Grizzly 399 and cubs in in our hands
Fate of Jackson Hole Grizzly 399, human-bear co-existence and Montana laws hostile to grizzlies will be discussed in virtual town hall Monday night by Servheen, Hilty and Mangelsen. You're invited
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Montana’s Wildlife Depends On Private Sector Partners—Let's Reward Them: A PERC Rebuttal

October 15, 2021

How does wildlife become asset, not liability on private land?
Should hunting tags be awarded to private landowners who provide important habitat for public wildlife? PERC says incentivizing conservation on private land is essential
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Scientists Say Gianforte's Anti-Wolf, Anti-Grizzly Policies In Montana Have No Scientific Basis

October 2, 2021 // Wildlife, Wolves, Yellowstone

Wolves and grizzlies target of Montana's anti-predator laws
Prominent group of wildlife professionals with 1,500 years of experience condemn Montana's new laws targeting wolves. Already pups from popular Yellowstone wolf pack have been killed
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Study: Wolves Bring Fewer Car Wrecks, Save Money And Human Lives

May 26, 2021

What's the real value of wolves?
New research paper raises tantalizing questions about value of wolves in Wisconsin, especially as western states plot their 21st century re-extermination
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Young Wisdom: How To Be A More Humble, Admirable Funhog

April 4, 2021

Calvin Servheen on a mountain bike ride
Calvin Servheen is passionate about nature. The young outdoor recreationist also believes there's a right, responsible way to respect the backcountry and creatures who live there
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A 'Dark Ages' Of Wildlife Management Descends On The West

March 11, 2021

The bad news for bears?
In MoJo's The Week That Is, Wilkinson and Sadler discuss how state legislators are setting back wildlife conservation for griz, wolves and other iconic animals
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Backward Thinking Targets Bears And Wolves

March 7, 2021

Bad old days for grizzlies?
Op-ed: Chris Servheen, longtime national head of grizzly recovery in Lower 48, says Montana, Idaho are degenerating into anti-predator hysteria
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John Potter Brings New Nature Cartoon To Mountain Journal

February 3, 2021

Potter and friend in Red Lodge
Each Wednesday, in "It's All Relative," the Montana fine artist will explore issues shaping Greater Yellowstone and the West with sardonic truth
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Listed Again: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Federally Protected And Won't Be Trophy Hunted

July 14, 2020

Griz 399: matriarch poster child for her species
What the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its high-profile ruling and what it means for the most iconic population of bears in the world
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Griz Expert Says 'Mountain Bikes Are A Grave Threat To Bears'

May 26, 2020

A Greater Yellowstone grizzly
When it comes to safeguarding bears, scientists say wilderness-caliber lands, free of riders, are important to bruin persistence and that of other wildland species
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