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IGBC Meets for Day #2

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The winter meeting of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee enters its second day today, with conversation focusing on the increasing levels of bear/human conflicts in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  Yesterday’s agenda involved an update on the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan and a summary of the two fatalities in Yellowstone National Park from Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator Chris Servheen. Today’s activities involve reports from the subcommittees overseeing bear recovery in the various geographic areas of the Pacific Northwest.  IGBC officials point out that the levels of recovery and associated problems are distinctly different in each area, with the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem seeing the highest success in the bear’s recovery.

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