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Nov. 22, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Court: Yellowstone Grizzlies still need protection

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today on case that was debated in Portland's federal courthouse earlier this year. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Grizzly bears


July 11, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

The search continues for North Cascades grizzlies

Officials have pored over 6,500 digital photos from 47 remote-controlled cameras, tested 900 bear hair samples from 191 hair snags, and identified 218 individual black bears. But there's still no sign of the North Cascades' only confirmed grizzly ... except for a set of photographs taken by a hiker last fall, including the one above. To be fair, the studies so far have only covered 9 percent of the bear's likely habitat. Studies continuing this year and in 2012 promise to cover 25 to 30 percent of the 9,500-square mile study area. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Grizzly bears


March 07, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Re-delisting Yellowstone grizzlies ... or not?

Should the famous Yellowstone-area grizzly bears be removed from the Endangered Species List or do they need more protection from hunting, habitat destruction and food shortages? Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Grizzly bears, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Yellowstone National Park



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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