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Steve Snyder on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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@Tom "The Bob" is in the heart of that same grizzly corridor, among others! Can't hide that.

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Tom Darnell on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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I'm with Steve. There are many wilderness areas in the US that are extremely scenic, remote and without the crowds.You'll have to discover them on [...]

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Penelope Blair on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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The bear situation solution is easy: Keep people out of grizzly habitat! People have pushed the bear population to the brink of having no place [...]

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Steve Snyder on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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Or, since President Obama signed off on overturning the Reagan-era restrictions in national parks, we can all pack heat instead! More seriously, for people who [...]

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Sally Buttshaw on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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Great opinion Hal, I have to say I totally agree with you. Too many laws are already in place. If people have to be warned [...]

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Steve Snyder on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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NOte to Hal: In Canada, the restrictions are designed for the bears' good as well as people's good, at least theoretically. Grouping people, rather than [...]

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Hal Herring on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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Excellent story, and evocative and strong writing by someone who has been there. But I disagree wholeheartedly with the conclusion. The Parks already have too [...]

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Steve Snyder on Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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Having hiked backcountry in Banff, I agree with the Parks Canada approach. That said, the fine was "only" $2,000 when I was there, back in [...]

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Rethinking recreation in grizzly country

Red Lodge | Mar 20, 2012 07:25 AM
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Last year's deaths and changing ecological factors point to a need for a new approach to hiker safety

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New Keystone XL route could still threaten Ogallala aquifer

insideclimatenews | Mar 19, 2012 06:00 AM
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While proposal avoids sandhills, pipeline will still cross shallow groundwater areas

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