New Bear Safety Information – Yellowstone National Park


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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


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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


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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.


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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


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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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Idaho Department of Fish and Game has new online bear identification training and test


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Recently Idaho Department of Fish and Game has installed on their website a new online bear identification test. Currently this test is voluntary and not mandatory for bear hunters, but does serve as a valuable learning tool. The state of …

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Great news for Washington’s Wolves: Wildlife Commission Adopts Wolf Recovery Plan


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Olympia, WA Dec 03, 2011 Today the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to approve a state conservation and management plan for the gray wolf. Crafted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), with the help of …

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Thankful That Washington is Wild!


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On the heels of Thanksgiving and with more holidays just around the corner, now is a great time to remember what we are truly thankful for, like being thankful we live in a state wild enough for grizzly bears and …

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Yellowstone Grizzly Will Remain Federally Listed For Now


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Yesterday a federal appeals court ruled that the Yellowstone grizzly bear will not be removed from the federal endangered species list due to the bears’ reliance on the whitebark pine, a tree that has been declining in numbers from to …

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Help Pick our New Name!!!


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Dear Friends,Click here to take the (very short!) Name Change Survey now! The Grizzly Bear Outreach Project needs your help selecting a new name for our organization.Now that our educational outreach has expanded beyond grizzly bears and black bears to …

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