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Grizzly Bears

In response to rising conflicts between grizzly bears and people, Defenders started a grizzly bear electric fence incentive program in 2010. Through this program, we’re helping residents in grizzly bear country protect items like garbage, chicken coops, beehives or fruit trees that might otherwise “lure” bears into trouble. 
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  • Yellowstone Grizzly Delisting Proposal
  1. Defenders' Comments to USFWS May 10, 2016
  2. Defenders' Press Release Yellowstone Grizzly Delisting
  3. Yellowstone Grizzlies Still Need Protecting

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In Court: New Mexico v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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