Although experts caution that one year’s figures do not represent a trend, Wyoming sees a “leveling out” after three years of declining numbers.
Endangered Species Act
D.C. court won't stop grizzly removals on the Upper Green River while grazing lawsuit wends its way through court.
In the suit, conservationists say the U.S. Forest Service violated the Endangered Species Act by issuing a 10-year grazing permit that threatens grizzly bears and a tiny endangered fish — the Kendall Warm Springs dace.
State and federal reports show sharp declines in bear captures and confirmed mortalities in the Yellowstone Ecosystem.
A federal judge returned the Yellowstone grizzly bear to the endangered species list ending state management of the species and cancelling a planned Wyoming hunting season.