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Bart the Bear was born in a zoo in 1977 and adopted by Doug and Lynne Seus and trained to be in films. Bart’s inspiration helped build the land trust known as The Vital Ground Foundation. See the video to learn more about the story.

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Vital Ground Donates Isolated Inholding in Cabinet Mountains to Lolo National Forest

December 14, 2017  |  by kevin

News for Immediate Release MISSOULA, Mont. – To consolidate ownership and streamline management of a valuable roadless area for grizzly bears and […]


Translocation Troubles: New Study Shows Risks of Moving Grizzlies

January 11, 2018  |  by kevin

By Matt Hart Moving grizzly bears is no easy task. It’s far better to let them move themselves. That’s the takeaway from […]


“I Scratch Your Back, You Scratch Mine”

January 8, 2018  |  by kevin

Who doesn’t love a good back scratch? It would be easy to think the grizzly bear filmed above is plagued by the […]


New Conservation Partners Extend Vital Ground’s Conflict Reduction Goals

January 2, 2018  |  by kevin

Grizzly bears are on the move. In the last year, we’ve seen more and more evidence of grizzly travel beyond the borders […]

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