While it’s too soon to blame this on state management, the first year of state-run Greater Yellowstone grizzly management has seen too many deaths of grizzly sows, a very important parameter in keeping the delisted bear population from a relisting.
Story in the Jackson Hole News and Guide. Grizzly sow deaths close to upper limit. Though the population is thriving, a key indicator worries biologists. By Cory Hatch.