Tell Montana’s Governor Bullock to withdraw from Yellowstone grizzly bear delisting appeal

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In September, a federal judge ruled that Yellowstone National Park’s grizzly bear population had not recovered to the point where Endangered Species Act protections should be removed, effectively ending plans for a trophy hunt in Wyoming and Idaho.  
Now, the states of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, along with Safari Club International and the National Rifle Association, have appealed this decision. 
2018 was a record year for grizzly mortality, and the challenges facing full recovery still need to be addressed: climate change, habitat fragmentation, human social intolerance, and the lack of connectivity between Yellowstone’s bears and other populations that would ensure genetic viability. The appeal also goes against the Piikanni Treaty signed by over 200 Native American tribes.
Montana is THE grizzly state. 12.7 million people a year come to Montana to see a grizzly bear. Montana has the largest population of grizzly bears in the American West, and it’s Montana’s duty to see that we protect this icon, as well as the last wild lands they occupy.

Montana is not the Last Best Place without its grizzly bears. 
Tell Montana Governor Steve Bullock that he should not waste state resources on this appeal, that you want grizzlies to remain on the Endangered Species List until fully recovered. 

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