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Learning to live with wolves : community-based conservation in the Blackfoot Valley of Montana

  title={Learning to live with wolves : community-based conservation in the Blackfoot Valley of Montana},
  author={W. SM.},
We built on the existing capacity of a non-governmental organization called the Blackfoot Challenge to proactively address gray wolf (Canis lupus; wolves) livestock confl icts in the Blackfoot Valley of Montana. Beginning in 2007, wolves started rapidly recolonizing the valley, raising concerns among livestock producers. We built on an existing program to mitigate confl icts associated with an expanding grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) population and worked within the community to build a similar… Expand

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