Whitebark pine is not necessary for grizzly survival

Grizzly bears in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho were put back on the Endangered Species List because lawyers for environmental groups argued that the decline of whitebark pine trees, which can be very beneficial to bears fattening up for the winter, was not documented well enough in the Fish and Wildlife Service’s delisting plan. Listen to today’s show to find out why whitebark pine is not as important to grizzlies as the environmental groups say it is.

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