After promising to use one population formula into the ‘foreseeable future,’ Yellowstone-area managers may have a different method to choose from next spring.
Wyoming says a pending grizzly bear hunting agreement among three states will preserve grizzlies in the Yellowstone ecosystem.
The country’s top wildlife official wrote state game chiefs in September agreeing the Yellowstone-area grizzly bear population could decline to 600 — 114 fewer than today’s count of 714 — once federal protections are lifted.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife