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Man charged for illegaly killing black bear

A Brainerd man has been charged with federal misdemeanor counts of wildlife trafficking and trespassing on Indian lands after investigators say he shot and killed a bear on the Red Lake Indian reservation.

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7/25/2020

article Grizzly committee final draft ready for public review
(Montana) -- The final draft recommendations from the Governor’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council have been released for public review. After two days of debate and...

7/23/2020

article LEGAL BLOG: Ninth Circuit Rejects Greater Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisting
(California) -- For the second time in a decade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has invalidated a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (...

7/15/2020

article Lawsuit Threatened Over About-Face on Grizzly Reintroduction
(Washington) -- A conservation group is threatening to sue the Trump administration over its sudden reversal of plans to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascade...

7/13/2020

article Trump rejection of grizzly plan won’t deter bear advocates
(Montana) -- While the prospect of returning grizzly bears to the North Cascades picked up steam in recent years with support from Ryan Zinke, former secretary of the...

7/11/2020

article Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules
(Montana) -- Those 700 or so grizzly bears around Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are safe — at least for now. A federal appeals court in San Francisco...

7/8/2020

article Yellowstone Grizzly Delisting Needs More Study, Court Says
(New York) -- Federal judges on Wednesday largely upheld a lower court order that required the Trump administration to do further analysis before scrapping protections...

6/24/2020

article Tribe offers bear-avoidance tips
(Washington) -- It’s bear season, so people should be watchful of how they store their garbage cans, pet foods and other things that could attract the animals. “Bears...

6/11/2020

article A new federal rule will make it easier to hunt bears, wolves on national preserves in Alaska
(Alaska) -- The Trump administration published a new rule this week overturning an Obama-era ban on controversial hunting and trapping techniques on national preserves...

5/28/2020

article New “Amazingly Cruel” Trump Public Land Rules Will Let Alaska Hunters Kill Bear Cubs in Dens
(Alaska) -- The Trump administration is finalizing rules that will allow hunters in Alaska’s national preserves to shoot bears and wolves, and their cubs and pups...
article NAC: Polar bears caught in the middle
(Alaska) -- Polar bears have a strong cultural significance for Alaska Natives and Indigenous people of the Arctic. They’re a food source and are included in traditional...

5/7/2020

article Feds, state ask appellate court to overturn decision that relisted bears
(Wyoming) -- Attorneys representing the State of Wyoming and the federal government are contending that a judge in Montana got some things wrong when he reinstated...

5/6/2020

article US, Wyoming urge rejection of ruling that blocked bear hunts
(Wyoming) -- Attorneys for the U.S. government and the state of Wyoming urged an appeals court Tuesday to throw out much of a judge’s ruling that blocked the first...
article Attorneys argue disjointed grizzly case
(Wyoming) -- A convoluted challenge of the legal status of Yellowstone-area grizzlies progressed Tuesday in a federal appeals court as five attempted to clarify their...

3/11/2020

article Interior secretary to fund more grizzly bear control
(Montana) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior announced the federal government would play more of an active role in controlling grizzly bears on the Rocky Mountain...

2/10/2020

article Grizzly Bear Death Rates Are Climbing
(Montana) -- The long freight trains climb slowly over Marias Pass, through snow-draped mountains south of Glacier National Park and north of the Great Bear Wilderness,...

12/31/2019

article Grizzly Bear Advisory Council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge in Missoula
(Montana) -- Chad Bauer, a member of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Grizzly Bear Citizen Advisory Council, expressed a sense of urgency and unease on the second morning of...

12/19/2019

article Brainerd Man Pleads Not Guilty To Illegally Killing Bear On Reservation
(Minnesota) -- A Brainerd man says he is not guilty of illegally killing a 700-pound black bear while trespassing on a reservation. Brett Stimac entered the plea...
article Man charged with killing 700-pound black bear on Red Lake Reservation pleads not guilty
(Minnesota) -- The Brainerd man charged with trespassing on American Indian land and wildlife trafficking after shooting and killing a 700-pound American black bear on...

12/10/2019

article Grizzly Bear Advisory Council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge in Missoula
(Montana) -- Chad Bauer, a member of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Grizzly Bear Citizen Advisory Council, expressed a sense of urgency and unease on the second morning of the...

12/8/2019

article Man charged for illegaly killing black bear
(Minnesota) -- A Brainerd man has been charged with federal misdemeanor counts of wildlife trafficking and trespassing on Indian lands after investigators say he shot...

12/6/2019

article Grizzly Bear Advisory Council Struggles With ‘Herculean’ Challenge In Missoula
(Montana) -- Chad Bauer, a member of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Grizzly Bear Citizen Advisory Council, expressed a sense of urgency and unease on the second morning of...
article Living with bears: Governor’s grizzly advisory council begins work on recommendations
(Montana) -- Better education on all the players and methods for dealing with grizzly bears may go a long way toward making Montana a better place for bears. On Thursday...
article Tribal leaders to state council: Revere, respect neighboring grizzly bears
(Montana) -- Tribal leaders shared their philosophy for living with grizzly bears with a citizens’ group tasked with trying to help all Montanans do the same. But...

12/4/2019

article Tribal leaders to state council: Revere, respect neighboring grizzly bears
(Montana) -- Tribal leaders on Wednesday shared their philosophy for living with grizzly bears with a citizens’ group tasked with trying to help all Montanans do...

11/29/2019

article Game and Fish takes step toward transferring bears to other states
(Wyoming) -- Under newly modified rules, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is now able to transfer grizzly bears to government agencies and organizations outside the...

11/1/2019

article Bring Back Grizzlies? Conservationists, Ranchers Split on Cascades Proposal
(Washington) -- One plan would relocate grizzly bears from Montana or British Columbia to northern Washington . Conservationists say the North Cascades are great habitat...

10/24/2019

article Grizzly Bear Reintroduction Plans Eyed for Northern Cascades
(Washington) -- Grizzly bears could soon roam the North Cascade mountains in Washington state and revitalize the alpine forest, but not everyone welcomes the prospect of...

10/9/2019

article Bears: Interior Secretary listens to ranchers
(Montana) -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte visited Pondera and Teton counties Oct. 5 to discuss grizzly bear management...

10/6/2019

article 'We are in crisis mode': Bernhardt hears concerns about Montana's growing grizzly population
(Montana) -- U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt made a one day stop at Montana's Rocky Mountain Front Saturday to attend a roundtable discussion on future...
article Interior Secretary hears concerns about grizzlies along the Front
(Montana) -- After canceling a previously scheduled trip here, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt came to this small town along the Rocky Mountain Front on...

9/20/2019

article Why Bear Fat Makes for Better Baking
(Indian Country) -- Hank Shaw bakes his buttermilk biscuits with bear fat. “The most breathless prose has always been reserved for bear fat in pastries,”...

9/13/2019

article BLOG: Protect the Sacred Grizzly Bear, Follow Those Who Know Grandmother Earth
(Washington D.C.) -- Led by Chief Stan Grier, the Blackfoot Confederacy of the Piikani, Blackfeet, Siksika and Blood Tribe has been at the forefront of publicly...

9/10/2019

article Guest opinion: Protect sacred grizzly bear, follow those who know Grandmother Earth
(Montana) -- Led by Chief Stan Grier, the Blackfoot Confederacy of the Piikani, Blackfeet, Siksika and Blood Tribe has been at the forefront of publicly elevating the...

8/28/2019

article Chief Grier: To protect the sacred grizzly bear, follow those who know our grandmother Earth
(Montana) -- Three years ago our relatives from Montana and Alberta were joined by tribal leaders and their people from the Missouri to the Pacific at a treaty signing...

8/12/2019

press release Wolves Are No Less Sacred Than Our Brother Grizzly! Help Us Stop The Killing
(USA) -- Washington Judge gives the killing of the OPT wolf pack go-ahead, then WDFW Director Kelly Susewind adds the Entire Togo Pack to the kill list.

8/5/2019

article Tribes' Lawyer Slams Wyoming Rep. Cheney's Response To Grizzly Relisting
(Wyoming) -- The primary lawsuit that led to the relisting of the grizzly bear on the Endangered Species list was brought by people who were not "radical...

8/4/2019

article Liz Cheney panned for bemoaning grizzly bear protections
(Wyoming) -- Native tribes and their supporters on Friday defended their push for the continued inclusion of the grizzly bear of Yellowstone National Park on the...

8/3/2019

article Indigenous Groups Applaud Return of Grizzly Bear to Endangered Species List
(Wyoming) -- Native tribes and their supporters on Friday defended their push for the continued inclusion of the grizzly bear of Yellowstone National Park on the...

8/2/2019

article Rep. Cheney Accuses Tribes of “Destroying our Western Way of Life” Over Sacred Grizzly Protections
(Wyoming) -- On a momentous day for Tribal Nations, Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY), the House Republican Conference Chairwoman, stated that the successful litigation by...

8/1/2019

article Yellowstone Grizzly Reinstated to Endangered Species Act in Compliance with Court Order
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday revised the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife to again include grizzly bears in the Greater...

7/3/2019

article All alone, a grizzly cub ekes it out on a highway
(Wyoming) -- After moving from one clump of newly emergent green grass to the next, an adorable little grizzly bear cub plopped itself onto the ground and grazed away....

6/26/2019

article Black Bear Sightings Increase on Nisqually Reservation
(Washington) -- She’s hairy, dark, curvaceous and has a mean appetite for ant piles. If you’re a resident of the Nisqually Indian Reservation area, you...

6/25/2019

article The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee comes to Missoula
(Montana) -- The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is coming to Missoula for their summer bi-annual meeting. The IGBC is built up of several governmental agencies like...

6/22/2019

article Grizzly meeting leaves lots off agenda
(Montana) -- Grizzly bear activity has been swirling in 2019, but little of it will show up on Tuesday’s Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee’s summer meeting...

6/20/2019

article Experts disagree on why grizzlies are ranging further afield
(Montana) -- It’s undisputed that the number of conflicts between grizzly bears and people are on the rise in northwest Wyoming, with bears roaming further and...

5/26/2019

article Grizzlies are on the move in the Rockies as protection status is debated
(Montana) -- Grizzly bears are expanding their range in the northern Rockies, spreading from remote wilderness into farmland as a legal fight plays out over proposed...

5/25/2019

article Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags
(Montana) -- Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wilderness and into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed...

5/24/2019

article Feds' appeal says federal judge in Missoula overstepped in grizzly delisting case
(Montana) -- Federal attorneys pushed their case that Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears should be removed from Endangered Species Act protection, arguing in an...
article A Discussion With Opposite Camps On Bill That Would Place Grizzly Bears Under Federal Protection
(Wyoming) -- Last week, a bill was introduced in Congress that would require Native American tribes to be included in the management of grizzly bears. The legislation,...

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