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Survey Results: Montanans' views on grizzly bears

Support for grizzly bears' presence in Montana strong amidst expanding population

 

December 24, 2020

Roger Dey

A young grizzly visits the Lincoln Valley in 2012.

HELENA - A new survey of Montanans shows positive attitudes toward grizzly bears and support for the presence of grizzly bears within the state, however acceptance of bear presence in areas closer to residential and agricultural areas is lower than in remote public land areas.

Researchers with the University of Montana worked with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists to better underst...



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