Vital News is the official newsletter of The Vital Ground Foundation and is typically published in the spring and fall. The publication contains regular features, member profiles, project updates, and the latest land conservation and grizzly bear news. Vital News archives are available in PDF format below.
Doug and Lynne Seus Bid Farewell to Bart the Bear II; Bismark Meadows, Fully Conserved At Last; One Couple’s Invaluable Legacy; Four Key Projects Close Out 2021; The Challenges and Possibilities of Wildlife Crossings
Bull River Project Conserves Key Corridor; Conservation Partners Making Landscapes Safer; Ian Brown’s Memorial Conservation Legacy; Grizzlies in Washington State
A New Conservation Success in the Yaak Valley; Land Trusts and “30 by 30”; Habitat and Public Access Protected Near Glacier NP; A Young Bear on Vital Ground
30th Anniversary Special Issue: Blackfeet Nation and Vital Ground Protect Key Habitat; Highlighting Remarkable 30-Year Donors; New Business Partners; Earth’s Biodiversity Crisis
Looking to the Land in Trying Times; Vital Ground Turns 30; Key Habitat Saved in the Yaak; A Young Conservationist Makes a Big Difference; Protecting the Swan Valley Corridor; The Numbers Behind the Rising Tide of Grizzly Bear Deaths
Keeping it Wild West of Glacier; Kootenai Connections; New Conservation Partners; Chicago Zookeepers Walk on Vital Ground; Story Mapping; A Scary Year for Coastal Grizzlies
One Landscape Initiative; Protecting Glen Willow Ranch; Vital Ground and Y2Y Save a Bridge to the Bitterroots; Your New Board Members; Stakeholders Plan Community; Forest Stewardship; New Study Shows Benefits of Preventing Grizzly Conflicts
Saving Irreplaceable Habitat; Wild River: A Protected Connection; Orphan Grizzlies Find New Home; In Memory: Gary Humbard; Bear Spray Saves Lives; Grizzly Recovery After 2018’s Delisting Debate
Partnering to Protect; Roadless and Wild; Wild River’s Conservation Heroes; A $250,000 Investment
in Coexistence; North Cascades Update; Translocation Troubles
North Fork Flathead Easement;Donor Profile: Chuk & Donna Steadman; Setting Audacious Goals; Fighting Noxious Weeds with Bugs; A Groundbreaking Griz.
Wild River Project;
Conservation Partner Grants;
Gobi Grizzly Bears;
Growing up Grizzly.
Weber Gulch Project Completed;
Conservation Partnerships; Member Profile:
Grizzly Bears, a Keystone Species?; #WhyVitalGround?; Of Bears and Berries.
Delisting the Yellowstone Grizzly;
Weber Gulch Project;
Vital Ground’s “Great Bear” license program;
Studying Grizzlies in the Cabinet-Yaak.
Wildfire on Vital Ground;
Conservation Partners Grants;
New Employees Announced;
25th Anniversary Highlights;
Bear Poacher Loses Hunting Privileges;
The Land of the Pizzly.
Gary Wolfe Retires;
Father-Daughter Team Protect 240 Acres Near Missoula;
Berg Family Conserves 40 acres in Cabinet-Yaak;
Vital Ground Celebrates 25 Years;
Tribute to Bob Koons;
A Bear Named Irene.