Looking for more information about North Cascades Grizzly Bear restoration? Please visit the links below for resolutions of support, information from the government agencies leading this public process, and information from conservation organizations and bear experts.
Polling on North Cascades grizzly bear restoration
The poll, conducted May 19-22, 2016 by Tulchin Research for the organization Defenders of Wildlife, found 80 percent of registered voters in Washington support efforts to help the declining population of grizzly bears in the North Cascades recover. Notably, this overwhelming support extends across gender, generational, regional, and even partisan lines – with 89 percent of Democrats, 70 percent of Republicans, and 74 percent of independent voters backing these efforts. This poll included a representative sample of 600 registered voters in both urban and rural areas across the state of Washington regarding efforts to help the declining population of grizzly bears in the North Cascades to recover. Read more.
Resolutions and Letters of Support
- Letter from the Tulalip Tribes
- Resolution from the Okanagan Nation Alliance, including the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
- Letter from the Yakama Nation March 2017
- Letter from the Yakama Nation April 2007
- Resolution from the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians
- Resolution from the S’ólh Téméxw Stewardship Alliance, a partnership of sixteen Stó:lō First Nations.
- Resolution from the Whatcom County Council March 2017
- Resolution from Metro Parks Tacoma April 2017
- Statement from State Senator John McCoy, 38th Dist. – Tulalip
- Letter from the International Association for Bear Research and Management
- Letter from from IBEW Local Union 191, Everett, Washington
- Letter from General Mills, Inc. Office of Global Sustainability
Short Film: Time for the Grizzly? (2017)
Short Film: Wanted: Grizzly Bears? (2016)
Curious about grizzly bears? A 7 minute film about the elusive North Cascades grizzly bear narrated by ecologist and film maker Chris Morgan, and including appearances by many Washington State residents who share their opinions of bears, and help bust some myths. The film includes beautiful footage of the North Cascades, and bears in Alaska where Morgan has hosted several films for PBS Nature, the BBC, and others. We hope you enjoy it.
Questions About Signing our Statment?
Read this helpful Frequently Asked Questions document.
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Remote Camera Image
Grizzly bear in the North Cascades Ecosystem. Photographed by remote camera in April 2010 just a few miles north of the U.S. border in Manning Provincial Park, British Columbia. Photo: B.C. Ministry of Environment
Brochure on North Cascades grizzly bears
Environmentally, culturally and ethically, restoring grizzly bears in the North Cascades is the right thing to do. Download as a PDF.
Bear Identification Card
It’s estimated that fewer than 10 grizzly bears live in the North Cascades Ecosystem. If you work or play outdoors, you can help restore grizzly bears in the North Cascades by documenting their presence. Download as a PDF. Bear comparison artwork courtesy of the Be Bear Aware Campaign. Photographs by Chuck Bartlebaugh.
Are You Bear Smart Poster
Download as a high-resolution PDF. Learn about bear identification and bear smart camping, hiking and recreating in this informational poster. Bear comparison artwork courtesy of the Be Bear Aware Campaign. Photographs by Chuck Bartlebaugh.
Grizzly Bear Coloring Page
Grizzly Bear Coloring Page: PDF
Friends of the North Cascades Grizzly Bear Logo
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