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Silver-tipped grizzly 399 surveys a sage-filled meadow looking for potential dangers for her three young cubs in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, June 20, 2011.
(Photo courtesy of Thomas D. Mangelsen.)
Press Release August 30, 2017

Groups Challenge Decision to Remove Yellowstone Grizzly Protections

Delisting defies best available science, sidesteps important legal safeguards

Grizzly bears. Federal biologists acknowledge that population growth of the Yellowstone grizzly bear has flattened over the past decade.
(Photo courtesy of Tom Murphy)
Press Release June 29, 2017

Groups Challenge Decision to Remove Protections for Yellowstone Grizzly

Delisting defies the best available science and sidesteps important legal safeguards

Press Release: Victory December 13, 2006

Judge Rejects Road Plan For Grizzly Bear Habitat

Road concentration harming bears in Montana and Idaho

Grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park.
(Jackie Skaggs / National Park Service)
Press Release April 6, 2015

Conservationists Challenge Grizzly Killing in Grand Teton National Park

Federally approved ‘take’ of grizzly bears threatens recovery

Press Release May 31, 2022

Groups sue to protect threatened grizzly bears, bull trout in Flathead National Forest

Fish and Wildlife Service’s biological opinion failed to consider full impacts of road development and use

Press Release April 15, 2019

Conservationists Ask Court to Reinstate Protections for Grizzly Bears and Bull Trout in Flathead National Forest

Latest plan for Flathead National Forest violates Endangered Species Act and National Environmental Policy Act

The case for grizzlies — inside Earthjustice's case to decide the fate of Yellowstone's iconic bears.
(Rob Chambliss / Earthjustice )
feature January 18, 2019

Bears in the Crosshairs

Inside Earthjustice’s case to decide the fate of Yellowstone’s iconic bears.

Grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park
(Neal Herbert / National Park Service)
Press Release January 14, 2015

Federally Approved “Take” of Grizzly Bears Threatens Recovery

Conservationists demand agency consideration of escalating mortality

page February 11, 2014

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A grizzly bear walks alone through a field in Grand Teton National Park.
(Tom Reichner / Shutterstock)
Press Release: Victory March 30, 2016

Judge Rules Feds Erred in Approving Killing of Four Protected Grizzly Bears in Grand Teton National Park

Ruling concludes agencies violated the Endangered Species Act

A grizzly bear walks alone through a field in Grand Teton National Park.
(Tom Reichner / Shutterstock)
Article April 15, 2015

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.

Press Release November 14, 2005

Bush Administration Moves to Strip Grizzly Bear Protections

Feds hand states power to restart hunting of species driven to the brink of extinction

Press Release June 17, 2015

Coalition Sues Federal Agency to Protect Threatened Bull Trout, Grizzly Bears from Montanore Mine in Northwest Montana

Proposed mine would pollute, dewater wilderness streams and increase grizzly bear mortality risks

Grizzly 610 walks down a park road with her three cubs in springtime, April 13, 2012.
(Photo courtesy of Thomas D. Mangelsen)
Press Release: Victory September 24, 2018

Grizzlies Saved: Court Stops Trophy Hunt of Yellowstone’s Iconic Bears

Judge rules Trump administration unlawfully removed federal protections

A juvenile grizzly stands in a summer wildflower field in Yellowstone National Park.
(Photo courtesy of Tom Murphy)
Press Release January 8, 2018

Tribal, Conservation Groups Urge Court to Restore Endangered Species Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies

Trophy hunting looms, absent federal protections

feature January 17, 2019

Special Report: Two Years of Overruling the Trump Administration

The record shows that the Trump’s efforts to weaken environmental regulations are no match for the law.

Flags fly at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in 2016, near Cannonball, North Dakota.
(Lucas Zhao / CC BY-NC 2.0)
feature March 22, 2017

In Conversation: Standing With Standing Rock

Earthjustice attorney Jan Hasselman, lead counsel to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their litigation, discusses the historic legal case and what lies ahead.

feature August 31, 2018

On the U.S. Army Corps’ Aug. 31 Decision on the Dakota Access Pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a brief decision on Aug. 31, 2018, affirming its original decision to issue a construction permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Attorney Jan Hasselman explains what it means.