Yellowstone superintendent said he still feels his forced transfer — leading to his retirement — was punitive but has no proof such was actually the case.
State rejects plea that was based on late discovery of female bear killed in 2017.
Conservationists say a female bear that died in 2017 wasn’t counted when Wyoming set its hunting season and a key part of a scheduled hunt should be stopped.
After promising to use one population formula into the ‘foreseeable future,’ Yellowstone-area managers may have a different method to choose from next spring.
Only 2 females would be killed in the core Demographic Monitoring Area.