Griz Shooting Sparks Hunt Protest

After hunters kill bear in Teton park, critics call for changes in elk reduction program. Mangelsen said Grand Teton should abandon the provision in its 1950 enabling legislation that allows a hunt. ”It’s no longer 1950,” Mangelsen said at Schwabacher Landing on Monday. ”There are more people in the park. The time has come.” … More> View or

Park: Shot Griz A First

Hunters killed an adult male grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park on Thanksgiving morning…..Wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen was on the scene shortly after hearing that a grizzly had been killed. There were 40 or 50 hunters, outfitters, photographers and residents gathered at Teton Point overlook while Park Service officials worked to remove the bruin,