A Montana rancher doesn’t agree with how grizzlies are being managed on private lands. Nonetheless, he supports the species’ right to exist and is using the non-lethal methods to protect his property.
A survey of Montana grizzly attitudes show residents value having grizzlies around, but think hunting is necessary and useful - something bear biologists haven’t found much evidence to support.
As grizzlies have expanded to the Beartooth Front, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has hired Kylie Kembel to educate the public about living safely with their new, wild neighbors.
In the Tom Miner Basin near Yellowstone National Park, a ranching family has worked to live alongside grizzly bears by modifying their own behaviors and livestock, and by adopting unique technology.
For years a state wildlife biologist's efforts to spot grizzlies along the Beartooth Front were fruitless, but that changed after bear numbers rebounded in nearby Yellowstone National Park.
Seeley man gets wildlife photographer of year award for grizzly bear shot that took months to capture.
Grizzlies helped Doug Peacock heal after his traumatizing service as a Green Beret in Vietnam. In return, the author and filmmaker has dedicated his life to advocating for the bears.
A rancher has used guard dogs with tracking collars and other tech to protect his sheep from predators. Now he hopes an effort to keep grizzlies away from a nearby dump will solve a bigger issue — ravens.
Brad Treat’s fatal bike collision with a grizzly illustrates the challenge of recreating in bear country. With both bear populations and human activity on the upswing, conflicts will grow accordingly.
Are grizzly bears tourist attractions, traffic hazards or nightmare killers? How people imagine bears drives a lot of how we try to manage them.
Grizzly bears aren’t only a challenge for Montanans. People confront the big brown bears around the world, and have many different ways of building a relationship.
A Yellowstone National Park Bear Biologist has seen grizzly populations slowly recover. He says the main challenge is teaching people to act responsibly for the health and safety of bears and humans.
Experts are studying grizzlies as they travel to new territories. One collared male has roamed to surprising places, demonstrating where more bears may show up and the precautions people should take.
Grizzlies have made gains toward recovery, but populations may need to connect to secure long-term stability. That has prompted scientists to focus on lands that fall between large populations.
A radio-collared grizzly sow took a 2,800-mile trek through Montana and Idaho. Her trail shows the many places bears may soon inhabit as their numbers increase.
A 10-part series, Grizzlies and Us, launches in Montana and Wyoming on Sunday. The Lee Enterprises series examines our uneasy co-existence wit…