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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New Food Storage Orders Put in Place in the Selkirk Mountain Ecosystem


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The Idaho Panhandle National Forest recently put into place a new Food Storage Order of the Priest Lake, Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry Ranger Districts. This Forest Service Order will deal with human food and pet food, garbage and bird seed, …

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New Grizzly Bear Study within Cabinet-Yaak Ecosystem


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The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee approved a DNA hair snare study within the Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear ecosystem to be conducted over the next few years. This study will parallel a similar study that was conducted within the Northern Continental Divide …

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Selkirk Grizzlies shot in Nelson, British Columbia


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News from the British Columbia side of the Selkirk Ecosystem.

Selkirk Ecosystem – Grizzly Bear Movements


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Movements of a radio collared sub adult female grizzly bear. Bear was captured near McArthur Lake north of Sandpoint, Idaho. She was outfitted with a GPS radio collar and released north of Priest Lake, Idaho. The red dots on the …

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First Selkirk Grizzly Ever Radio-collared


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Attached is scanned photo of the first grizzly bear ever trapped and radio-collared in the Selkirk Ecosystem. This bear was ID #863 and nicknamed Sly. She was captured by Jon Almack, in 1983, which was then a graduate student. The …

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CDA Press: Selkirk Mountains grizzly population as high as 72


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Selkirk Mountains grizzly population as high as 72 Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 9:52 am, Mon Nov 8, 2010. By LAURA ROADY There are between 50 and 72 grizzly bears inhabiting the Selkirk Mountains of Idaho …

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Remote Camera Captures Bears In Selkirks


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This remote camera captured these images of bears within the Selkirk Ecosystem. Numerous cameras were installed as one method of monitoring bears within this ecosystem. Both grizzly and bear bears were detected. Photos courtesy of Idaho Department of Fish and …

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