Bridger-Teton National Forest to Start Grizzly Trapping July 6th
Wyoming Wildlife officials are baiting traps for grizzly bears as part of an ongoing effort to monitor their population. Monitoring the grizzlies is part of a federal program to rebuild their population. Traps will be set in two areas; Moran Junction — the Blackrock-Spread Creek areas July 6th- 25th. Then from July 26-August 12th the trapping will be taking place in the Fox Park area of the Teton Wilderness. Officials trap the bears, tranquilize them, process and then release the bears. Last year a 70 year old man who was hiking was killed after he ran into a freshly released bear. Wildlife officials say they will be posting lots of notices near where the trapping is taking place. From The Greenfield Reporter.