No grizzly hunt, for now
Just two days before the scheduled start, a federal judge temporarily halted plans to hunt grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area.
The Trump administration had stripped endangered species protection from Yellowstone grizzlies as a favor to wealthy trophy hunters. Wyoming and Idaho had already issued hunting licenses for grizzlies that leave Yellowstone and Teton National Parks.
“The bears should not be killed in a hunting season made possible by an illegal government decision,” said an attorney for EarthJustice.