Grizzly Advisory Council should recommend against hunting
No good reason to hunt grizzly bears
Last updated 5/30/2020 at 10:08am
Grizzly bears are a paradox — at once valued and vilified, long-studied yet mysterious, powerful but vulnerable. Currently, they are protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. However, last fall Gov. Steve Bullock convened an 18-member Citizen’s Advisory Council to recommend how the complex animals should be managed by the state if, in the future, those protections are removed.
I commend the council members for the time, energy, and thought they have dedicated to this difficult task — particularly during recent months under such trying circumstances.
One issue the council...