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Posted inWildlife

Conservationists allege Yellowstone-area grazing plan threatens grizzly recovery

Conservation groups are asking a federal court in Missoula to overturn the East Paradise project, which includes six grazing allotments located north of Yellowstone National Park. The groups say Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzlies are becoming increasingly interested in domestic livestock as declining whitebark pine and cutthroat trout populations drive them to other food sources.