The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Katherine McKeogh
Office of Senator Steve Daines 

Daines Continues Push for Delisting of Grizzly Bear in Montana

 

August 4, 2021



At a U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing, U.S. Senator Steve Daines urged Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to listen to the science of her own agency officials, delist the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) and the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE), and return management back to the state of Montana.

“While these two recovered populations languish on the Endangered Species list, conflicts with grizzlies are on the rise—Montana has seen two tragic fatalities already this year,” Daines said. “Montana has a proven track record of conserving re...



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