Monday, December 11, 2006

Ranchers and Grizzlies can coexist!

A recent article appeared in the winter 2007 issue of ‘On Earth’ magazine profiling Montana ranchers working to protect and live with Grizzly Bears.

The Madison valley is located just 40 miles northwest of Yellowstone National Park. The area is a cross section of the new west; cattle ranchers, second home owners and a rebounding Grizzly Bear population. Grizzly Bears in this region may be de-listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Rancher Todd Graham is working with local neighbors to ensure the conservation of the biggest predator in the valley, the Grizzly Bear.

Click here to read the full article.

The article was written by Bruce Barcott, photo credits : Vern Evans