Post-Delisting Grizzly Plan Being Drafted


The following is portion of an article from the Flathead Beacon:


by Dillon Tabish


With a proposal to remove grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List likely to be put forth in 2014, a management plan for most of Northwest Montana’s population is being drafted for public comment in the upcoming months, according to an official with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


Chris Servheen, a grizzly bear recovery coordinator for FWS, said a group of interagency wildlife representatives is developing a “post-delisting conservation strategy” for the grizzly population in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. A draft of the proposed plan should be released for public comment in early 2013, Servheen said. 



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Source:  Flathead Beacon

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