The bears received endangered species protection in 1975, when their population was about 136. Today, there are estimated to be 700, more than enough to meet the criteria to be removed from the endangered list, the government said. Management of the bears will be returned to states and tribes.
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Any area that is open and accessible and free from current travel restrictions or closure areas may be explored for mushrooms by the public. “Remember, raking the duff or litter layer can ruin mushrooms and destroy future crop potential.” – Public Affairs Officer Mary Cernicek
According to the Bureau of Land Management, the Gap Fire outside of Pocatello, Idaho was caused by the use of illegal exploding targets.
“For nearly eight decades, the nation’s hunters and anglers have generated billions of dollars to protect wildlife and habitat simply by purchasing items that help them engage in the outdoor activities they enjoy,” Zinke said. “Their support has helped state wildlife agencies protect our country’s environmental legacy for future generations of hunters, anglers, outdoor recreationists and conservationists.”
“It’s an ambitious trail project that can connect three states: Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. And connect both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and crosses three national forests.” – Tim Young
Photo: NPS / Neal Herbert
Planning on finding a nice camping spot this weekend? Make sure the roads are open before you plan too far in advance.
Keep an eye open for kids and pets with rivers and streams running high and deep and near flood stages in many areas. Authorities are urging residents and visitors not to cross flowing rivers with the phrase “Turn Around, Don’t Drown!”
Charge up those batteries and clean those lenses. It’s time for the annual Day in the Life photo shoot this Friday, June 9.
The B-T National Forest has temporarily closed the road to Cottonwood Lake due to high water. (Photos provided by Bridger-Teton National Forest staff)