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

FWP: Seeking Comment on Grizzly Relocation Sites


November 10, 2021

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on proposed grizzly bear relocation sites.

Senate Bill 337, which was passed by the 2021 legislature, requires the Fish and Wildlife Commission to approve all sites where grizzly bears will be relocated by FWP. FWP staff, working with other land management agencies, have assembled a list of potential release sites in each of the Cabinet-Yaak, Northern Continental Divide, and Greater Yellowstone ecosystems. All proposed relocation sites are located within current grizzly bear distribution and occupied habitat and are located...

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