grizzlies http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Study: Cutthroat decline means grizzlies eat more elk http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-cutthroat-decline-means-grizzlies-eat-more-elk <p></p><p>A new study shows that the decline in native cutthroat trout has had dramatic impacts on the migratory elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Area.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p>Lead Researcher Arthur Middleton and others were studying the decline of elk herds in the region, and they determined that grizzly bears were playing a greater role in those deaths than they realized.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p>The illegal introduction of lake trout into Yellowstone Lake has harmed the cutthroat trout population.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 00:34:20 +0000 Bob Beck 40786 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study: Cutthroat decline means grizzlies eat more elk No charges filed in grizzly killing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/no-charges-filed-grizzly-killing <p>The U.S. Attorney’s office has decided not to file criminal charges against hunters who killed a grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park last year.</p><p>The hunters were participating in the annual elk reduction program when they shot the bear. But Park Spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs says investigators determined that they acted in self defense after the grizzly charged them. She says the hunters did the right thing after the bear died.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:29:51 +0000 Willow Belden 37694 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org No charges filed in grizzly killing