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Yellowstone News • Game Game & Fish: We got the right bears, one was sprayed :

Game & Fish: We got the right bears, one was sprayed – more details of the encounter.... Mark Uptain up date:

https://buckrail.com/game-fish-we-got-t ... encounter/

https://buckrail.com/injured-hunting-cl ... wednesday/

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:08 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:08 am

Yellowstone News • Grizzlies suspected of killing guide are dead

Grizzlies suspected of killing guide are dead. Sad couple of days, but when you enter Grizzly country you always need to be prepared and more so when you kill an elk and find it almost a day later.... You have to think maybe a bear is close and maybe wants to eat it too.... Is your life worth an elk? Let it go and find another elk.... Food for thought.... Nobody's life is worth the risk.... Sorry for the man who lost his life....

https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/env ... 4f670.html

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:19 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 17, 2018, 1:19 am

Yellowstone News • Re: Really?

Wow, I just saw the still shot before. I hope they arrested him and put him in a cell with the bison matador. What a jackass.

Statistics: Posted by lah — Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:54 pm


Author: lah
Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:54 pm

Yellowstone News • Really?

This is some next level a-hole behavior right here.


https://buckrail.com/get-off-old-faithf ... onal-park/

Statistics: Posted by bsinc1962 — Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:28 pm


Author: bsinc1962
Posted: September 16, 2018, 6:28 pm

Yellowstone News • US judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies 2 more weeks

US judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies 2 more weeks

Good News.....

https://www.kiro7.com/news/judge-to-dec ... /832640149

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:33 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 13, 2018, 10:33 pm

Yellowstone News • Good News On Soda Butte Creek Cleanup

The Billings Gazette has a good story on the Montana Department of Environmental Quality looking into removing five mile of Soda Butte Creek from the list of "Impaired waters" .The story goes into the history of the mining and cleanup and efforts to stop planned open mines in the Paradise Valley

https://billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/ ... eea87.html

Statistics: Posted by Mike — Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:21 pm


Author: Mike
Posted: September 13, 2018, 7:21 pm

Yellowstone News • To hunt or not to hunt? Local Hunting Guide says there are about 3,500 Grizzly....

To hunt or not to hunt? Grizzly debate still rages on.... What do you think? Here are other peoples opinions.... Hunting guides included....

Good read.....

http://www.codyenterprise.com/news/loca ... 2ee04.html

Another article on Grizzly since the Order to stop the Grizzly Hunt was placed 12 days ago.... 8 grizzly have died since the Stop order...

https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/env ... user-share

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:01 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 13, 2018, 2:01 am

Yellowstone News • What are your thoughts on the recent decision to postpone the grizzly bear hunt in Wyoming & Idaho?

What are your thoughts on the recent decision to postpone the grizzly bear hunt in Wyoming & Idaho?

42 grizzly bears killed in the GYE so far this year! Record mortality. Yellowstone's grizzlies need protection under the Endangered Species Act.
For details:
https://www.usgs.gov/data-tools/2018-kn ... -ecosystem

Only 4 days of protection for the grizzlies against trophy hunts.
Please, pick up the phone, make calls, text, email, use all social media means to reach your officials, wildlife agencies.

We've made it simple for you:
ShootEmWithACamera.com/take-action
StopTheGrizHunt.org
SaveTheYellowstoneGrizzly.org

Text RESIST to 50409 and contact your representatives - tell them to PLEASE STOP THE GRIZZLY TROPHY HUNT, RELIST THE GRIZZLY.

Photo: Grizzly 399 and cubs by local photographer Ann Smith.

#ReListGrizzlies #shootemwithacamera #savetheyellowstonegrizzly #wyomingwild Wyoming Office of Tourism Visit Jackson Hole


We need YOU! Only four days before grizzlies could possibly be trophy hunted in Wyoming. Share your voice on Wyoming Public Radio for possible on-air comment. Click on the link below to comment.

If you haven't taken action, please do now.

Text message RESIST to 50409. Find your state officials and ask them to stop the trophy hunt!

Take-action details:
Shootemwithacamera.com/take-action
and
StopTheGrizHunt.org

We need the notorious power of numbers!
Thank you!

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:47 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 12, 2018, 1:47 am

Yellowstone News • 2018 Grizzly Mortality At 86% Over 2017

Critical Update: 2018 Grizzly Mortality At 86% Over 2017 = and were not even into the worst 2 months yet.....


ALERT! New data released to the public by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) now reveals that grizzly mortality in the GYE is significantly higher than our statement yesterday indicated. On September 4th, the data indicated 35 known or probable mortalities: a number nearly 70% higher than the same date in 2017. However, given yesterday's unexpected addition of four more bears – for a total of 39 – the percentage is now 86% higher than today’s date last year.


https://wyomingwildlifeadvocates.org/cr ... over-2017/

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:29 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 8, 2018, 1:29 am

Yellowstone News • Montana say's... GRIZZLY BEARS, have Recovered.....

Montana is getting ready.....

Interesting read,


https://www.npr.org/2018/09/03/64308105 ... -with-them

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:15 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 7, 2018, 2:15 am

Yellowstone News • First Wyoming, Idaho... Now Montana.... Preparing behind the scenes...

Montana isn't so innocent ..... They prepare while all eye's are on Wyoming....

https://www.facebook.com/GreaterYellows ... =3&theater


MONTANA - Public commenting is open on Northern Continental Divide Grizzly Bear Population Rules. See link at the bottom to officially comment.

For grizzly bears to be taken off the threatened species list states must have safeguards to prevent grizzlies from going back on the list. Therefore, this rule demonstrates FWP's commitment to conserving grizzly bears.

The rule outlines that FWP will maintain at least 800 grizzly bears in the Primary Conservation Area (PCA) and Zone 1 (see map). There will be strict mortality limits for grizzlies in the PCA and Zone 1 to prevent the grizzly population from coming close or below to the 800 grizzly bear mark.

Zone 2 and Zone 3 currently has no explicit population objectives and no mortality limits (see map). Zone 2 is expected to be a connectivity area where grizzlies from the North will connect to the Yellowstone Population. Zone 3 is recognized as not a connectivity area as there is no major ecosystem for grizzlies to disperse to. Additionally, Zone 3 is considered marginal grizzly bear habitat due to agriculture dominating the landscape. Population objectives for Zone 2 and 3 would likely occur after de-listing through a state level public process. The first step towards defining population objectives for Zone 2 and 3 is de-listing grizzly bears.

The best place to submit public comments is on the FWP website at:

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/rules/pn_0265.html

There will also be public meetings on the prairie to discuss these population rules:

On September 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Hall at Great Falls College-MSU, 2100 16th Avenue S., Great Falls.

On September 19, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Conrad High School, 308 South Illinois, Conrad.

Website info:

https://www.facebook.com/GreaterYellows ... =3&theater

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/rules/pn_0265.html

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:51 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 7, 2018, 1:51 am

Yellowstone News • New Information on 2017 Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Deaths

New Information on 2017 Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Deaths Should Nix Trophy Hunting in Core Habitat....

Read more if you like, this web site has excellent information on the Grizzly bears of the Yellowstone area and info on the hunt.



https://www.grizzlytimes.org/single-pos ... re-Habitat

Also this one is good too.

https://www.grizzlytimes.org/record-deaths

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:26 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 6, 2018, 2:26 am

Yellowstone News • Re: Grizzly delisting faces big hurdles

Thanks for the updates. Good reading.

Bill

Statistics: Posted by billandkaren — Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:44 pm


Author: billandkaren
Posted: September 4, 2018, 4:44 am

Yellowstone News • Grizzly delisting faces big hurdles

Grizzly delisting faces big hurdles beyond hunting season ....

Read more if you like....

Gunning down Grizzlies...
https://missoulian.com/opinion/columnis ... contextual


https://missoulian.com/news/local/grizz ... f379b.html

Statistics: Posted by pugman170 — Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:37 pm


Author: pugman170
Posted: September 4, 2018, 12:37 am

Yellowstone News • Re: Another Reason not to Hunt Grizzlies?

Bill, based on my own knowledge and personal experience with bears, I personally believe that most bears follow and act on their own base inner "bear" instincts rather than on smarts. When they're hungry, they'll search for food and eat. When they're going through the bear's annual life stage called hyperfagia, before they go into winter hibernation, they'll eat non-stop. A mother bear with cubs will also do whatever is necessary to protect her cubs, just like the instinct of any mother. So I really don't think that having a bear hunt is going to change bear behavior. The only thing that you can really count on, is the unpredictable nature of bear behavior. And it doesn't matter how many times you may have seen or photographed bears or even the same bear.

I have never been in favor of bear hunts. Why? Because there are far too many hunting amateurs who wouldn't be able to tell the difference between a large cinnamon black bear and a grizzly bear. I also wouldn't trust hunters to remember to check for any cubs in the area before they fired a shot. The planned hunt expressly prohibits the killing of a grizzly sow with cubs. Quite often, though, bear cubs are out exploring and are not close to their mothers. So, I think that the grizzly bear hunt could very well result in an increased number of female grizzly sows being mistakeningly shot and killed. And without having female grizzlies to reproduce, that could very well negatively affect and decrease the grizzly bear population for years to come. I'm ecstatic that MT isn't going to have a grizzly bear hunt this year. At least, it will give our state a chance to see how well the hunt goes in ID and WY before it OK's a hunt here.

BTW, I just read that Glacier has made some campground changes due to the increased level of grizzly bear activity. Looks like several grizzlies have been spotted moving from the mountains in NW Montana down to the prairie areas to the east. Just thought you might like to know. Lastly, I want to applaud Tom Mangelson, one of Wyoming's top wildlife photographers, for his opposition to the trophy grizzly bear hunt. He had one of the top winning lottery tickets for the trophy hunt and paid $600 for his hunting permit. But he's going to shoot a bear with his camera and NOT with a gun.....WAY TO GO, TOM!!

Statistics: Posted by yellvet — Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:41 pm


Author: yellvet
Posted: September 2, 2018, 8:41 pm

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