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Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Northern Rockies

The Latest On: Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Northern Rockies

April 15, 2015 | Blog Post

Groups Challenge Government’s Grisly Grizzly Bear Decision

Federal agencies recently approved the killing of four grizzly bears in connection with an elk hunt in western Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. This is no way to manage grizzly bears or national parks, says Earthjustice attorney Tim Preso.

April 3, 2015 | Legal Document

Mattson Declaration: Yellowstone Grizzly Mortalities

Veteran grizzly biologist David Mattson documents that increasing grizzly bear mortalities are of particular concern because analysis of government grizzly bear conflict and mortality data shows a declining population trend for the Yellowstone-area population from 2007-2013.

August 14, 2013 | Feature

"Never Ruin a Bear’s Nap": An Interview with Wildlife Photographer Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy, a wildlife photographer who has spent countless hours documenting the beauty and wildlife of Yellowstone National Park, speaks with Earthjustice about his decades of hiking, camping and skiing across Yellowstone, a place he refers to as "one of the finest wild land ecosystems in the world."

November 29, 2011 | Blog Post

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Safer For Now

Yellowstone grizzly bears warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. So says the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which recently upheld a lower-court ruling that rejected a federal government effort to strip the bears of their protections.