Grizzly bears were once numerous, ranging across North America from California to the Great Plains, and from Mexico all the way up into Alaska. As with many species, westward expansion, human transformation of the landscape, and fear led to near-eradication of grizzly bears in the continental United States. When the grizzly bear was listed under… Read more »
Posts By: Erin Edge
A short-sighted ESA delisting can mean serious trouble for the species in question. And in the case of Yellowstone’s grizzly bears, that’s exactly what we’re afraid is happening.
Bear-resistant trash cans and other tools can make the difference between a bear being captured or killed, and a bear passing by on its way to more safely-obtained natural food. But what exactly makes a container bear-resistant?
As the first grizzly bear tracks of spring show up in the mountains of Montana, Idaho, Washington and Wyoming, we are working on everything from a securing garbage to defending habitat in National Forests.
The ability of a grizzly bear to travel 2,800 miles while avoiding conflict with people gives us hope that there remains room for grizzly bears to recover.