Grizzly bears one step closer to losing federal protections – Buckrail – Jackson Hole, news

The revised MOA recognizes the expanding number of grizzly bears that have grown beyond the edges of the bear’s biological and socially suitable range. Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail

WYOMING — During a meeting today, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission addressed the court’s concerns to delist grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). The Commission approved a revised tri-state Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) regarding the management and allocation of discretionary mortality of grizzly bears in the GYE.

“Wyoming has worked collaboratively with Idaho and Montana to make these updates,” said Rick King, chief of wildlife for Wyoming Game and Fish Department… More about this article in the link below..

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