Wyoming leaders say a federal judge’s reinstatement of protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears ignored science.
They can be fine companions on a drift boat, and now they are being trained to sniff out aquatic invasive species too.
State management of federal environmental reviews would ignore the interests of millions of Americans and guarantee a flood of court battles.
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.
Wyoming Game and Fish reports more than 104,800 wapiti in the state — 31 percent above objectives — but disruptions of hunting patterns present challenges.