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Grizzly Bear Road Standards

Case Overview

The Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service have approved new road access standards through grizzly bear habitat in Montana, Idaho, and Washington that are inadequate to protect the bears and their habitat. A lawsuit seeks to reform the standards.

Case Updates

December 13, 2006 | Legal Document

Grizzly roads decision 121306

Order rejecting a U.S. Forest Service plan to manage roads in habitat for two critically imperiled grizzly bear populations in northwest Montana, northern Idaho and northeast Washington.