Busy interstate highway through critical habitat: wildlife crossings and monitoring

Have you ever traveled by car in the Pacific Northwest? Interstate-90 intersects the rugged Cascade Mountains in Washington State’s Snoqualmie Pass region, which has been identified as a critical link in the north-south movement of wildlife. I-90 Wildlife Watch is …

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New Bear Safety Information – Yellowstone National Park

Safe travels in bear country begin before you get on the trail. Learning about bears before you go to the park can help you avoid a confrontation. Read about bear spray and what to do if you encounter a bear. …

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Woodland Park Zoo Bear Affair and Big Howl for Wolves, June 9, 2012

Every year, the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project teams up with Woodland Park Zoo to stage an event that is not only fun for bears and people, but helps to demonstrate some things NOT to do if you live and recreate …

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Cougar Story with a Happy Ending

Cougars are an important part of our natural heritage. Sleek and graceful, cougars are solitary and secretive animals rarely seen in the wild. With neighborhoods encroaching into wildlife habitat, the number of cougar sightings may increase, but a cougar sighting does not …

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$10,000 Reward Offered for Grizzly Bear Shootings in Northern Idaho.

NEWS RELEASEUS FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICEPACIFIC REGIONAL OFFICE Contact: Jason Holm, 503-231-2264   Jason_holm@fws.govContact Phil Cooper, 208-769-1414      Phil.Cooper@idfg.idaho.gov $10,000 Reward Offered for Grizzly Bear Shootings in Northern Idaho. Investigation continues in shooting of grizzly and her nursing cub. …

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An Interview with Rose Oliver, GBOP Field Coordinator

Interview with Rose Olvier, Skagit and Whatcom County Field Coordinator for the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, for Bellingham WA’s Co-op Community News Hiking in the North Cascades some time in the late 1990s, I met a momma bear and her …

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Governor Gregoire Declares May 20-26, 2012 Bear Awareness Week

Washington State’s Governor Gregoire declares May 20-26, 2012 “Bear Awareness Week” Special resources celebrate state’s grizzly and black bears and educate the public on how to co-exist Black bears and grizzlies are an important part of our state’s natural heritage. …

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Grizzly attitudes in Montana

I just returned from western Montana, where I appeared several places to promote my new book: Grizzly Wars: The Public Fight Over the Great Bear. I found that local attitudes toward grizzlies differed depending on where I was. In the …

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