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By Ryan OConnell
Montana Kaimin 

Grizzly Bears delisted, relisted

 

November 16, 2018



Grizzly bears were put back under protection by the Endangered Species Act by a U.S. District Court order Sept. 24. The ruling only affected grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, which spans through Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Planned grizzly hunts on state lands in Wyoming and Idaho were canceled.

In July 2017, the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee, which is made of representatives from different government agencies to ensure the success of grizzly bear populations, recommended to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service to delist the bears. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen ru...



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