2013

June 1 - June 7 Weekly Summary

MONTANA

Captured and released - 6/11/13- Flathead County - Grizzly Bear sub adult -Livestock Conflict - Released in Upper Whale Creek 

Captured and released - 6/12/13- Sanders County - Black Bear adult male -Human Conflict - Released in Devils Club Creek Area
Captured and released - 6/12/13-Gallatin County - Black Bear yearling male -Human Conflict - Released in Tepee Creek Area
Captured and released - 6/15/13 - Flathead County - Black Bear adult male -Human Conflict - Released in Canyon Creek Area

WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Verified one calf depredated by a grizzly bear west of Thermopolis.
Research and Monitoring
- Retrieved a dropped radio collar in the New Fork Canyon area north of Pinedale.
- Conducted multiple grizzly bear observation flights in southern Bear Management Units.
Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Captured and relocated one subadult male grizzly bear west of Cody for frequenting a housing development.

June 1 - June 7 Weekly Summary

MONTANA

Captured and killed - 6/1/13- Flathead County - Sub Adult Grizzly Female-lethally removed from population for human conflict

Captured and released - 6/1/13- Flathead County - Adult Black Bear Female-Human Conflict - Released in Wild Bill Mtn. Area

WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Nothing to report

Research and Monitoring
- A subadult female and adult male grizzly bear were captured, marked, sampled, and released during monitoring    
  efforts near Dubois; concluded trapping efforts in the area.

- Verified grizzly bear visitation of black bear baits in the Lander region.

Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Captured and relocated one subadult male grizzly bear west of Cody for frequenting an occupied campground and   
  close proximity to camp occupants.

May 26 - May 31 Weekly Summary

MONTANA

Captured and released - 5/29/13- Flathead County- Adult Black Bear male Relocated for human conflict
Relocated McGinnis Creek area.

WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Verified two grizzly bear killed calves west of Thermopolis.

Research and Monitoring
- Captured two adult male and two sub-adult male grizzly bears during monitoring efforts near Dubois. Bears were    
  marked, sampled, and released.

Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Captured and relocated a female grizzly bear and two yearlings on private land for frequenting agricultural lands      
  northeast of Meeteetse.

- Captured and relocated one sub-adult male grizzly bear on private land north of Cody for frequenting a calving 
   pasture.

May 19 - May 25 Weekly Summary
 
WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock 
Verified one grizzly bear killed Angus yearling at a ranch north of Thermopolis.

Research and Monitoring
- Captured an adult female grizzly bear north of Dubois. The bear was fitted with a GPS collar and samples were taken.
- Captured a sub-adult male grizzly bear north of Dubois. A VHF collar was placed on the bear and samples were taken.   The collar will provide information on distribution and survival for grizzly bears in the area.

Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
-  Captured an adult male for frequenting calving pastures on a private ranch northwest of Cody, WY. The bear was    
   relocated to the Clarks Fork drainage on the Shoshone National Forest approximately 13 miles northwest of Crandall,    WY

MONTANA

Captured and released - 5/21/13- Lake County - Sub Adult Black Bear Relocated because of human conflict
Relocated to Goat Creek area.

Captured and released - 5/25/13- Judith Basin County- Adult Black Bear Relocated for preventative measures
Relocated to Russian Flats area.


May 11 - May 19 Weekly Summary

WYOMING

Research and Monitoring
Large Carnivore section personnel began trapping to radio-collar grizzly bears for monitoring and research purposes in the Dubois area. Radio collars provide important information on grizzly bear survival, reproduction, distribution, and habitat use.
 
MONTANA

Captured and released - 5/21/13- Lake County - Sub Adult Black Bear Relocated because of human conflict
    Relocated to Goat Creek area.

May 6 - May 10 Weekly Summary

WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Verified one yearling heifer that was killed by a grizzly bear on private land near Thermopolis.
- Verified one calf that was killed by a grizzly bear on private land west of Cody.

Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Caught an approximately 7-year-old male grizzly for livestock depredation southwest of Cody. The bear was relocated to the Shoshone      
  National Forest north of Dubois.
- Captured and removed one adult male grizzly from private land south of Cody for repeated livestock depredations.
 
MONTANA

Nothing To Report

April 29 - May 5 Weekly Summary

WYOMING

Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Verified two calves that were killed by grizzly bears on private land near Cody.
- Verified one calf and one yearling heifer that were killed by a grizzly bear on private land near Thermopolis.
- Verified that one cow was injured by a grizzly bear on private land near Thermopolis.
 

MONTANA

Nothing To Report

April 21 - April 28 Weekly Summary

WYOMING
 
Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
Inspected two bear injured calves at a ranch near Cody.

Monitoring and Research
- Captured an adult male grizzly bear near Cody for damaging a secured grain shed and bear resistant poly carts. The bear was removed because of past conflict history

Bear Management (Captures, Re-locations, and Removals)
-Nothing to report

MONTANA

Captured and released - 4/23/13 - Flathead County - Sub Adult Grizzly Bear Relocated because of human conflict
    Relocated to US/Canadian Border on North Fork of Flathead River.

Captured and released - 4/26/13 - Missoula County - Black Bear Male Cub of the year - orphaned
    Relocated rehabilitation center in Helena, MT.

Captured and released - 4/26/13 - Missoula County - Black Bear Male Cub of the year (2)- orphaned
    Relocated rehabilitation center in Helena, MT.

Captured and released - 4/26/13 - Missoula County - Black Bear Sub adult female - orphaned
    Relocated rehabilitation center in Helena, MT.


April 14 - April 21 Weekly Summary

WYOMING
 
Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- One domestic calf was verified as killed by a grizzly bear on private land near Cody

Monitoring and Research
- Section personnel presented population and management information at the Interagency 
Grizzly Bear Study Team and Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee meetings in Jackson

Bear Management (Captures, Re-locations, and Removals)
-Nothing to report

April 7 - April 13 Weekly Summary

WYOMING
 
Verified Grizzly Bear Killed Livestock
- Verified a grizzly bear cattle depredation near Clark.
 
Monitoring and Research
- Nothing to report

Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Captured a 10-year old male grizzly bear near Clark. The bear was removed for repeated livestock depredations.

MONTANA
 
Bear Management (Captures, Relocations, and Removals)
- Lincoln Coubnty - Orphaned Black Bear Cub Relocated to Rehabilitation center in Helena Montana
 
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