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Citing grizzlies, groups sue over grazing plan in Paradise Valley | 406 Politics
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Citing grizzlies, groups sue over grazing plan in Paradise Valley | 406 Politics

Several environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over a U.S. Forest Service livestock grazing plan near Yellowstone National Park, alleging that the decision will lead to more conflicts with federally protected grizzly bears.The groups, which include Western Watersheds Project, Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Native Ecosystems Council, Center for Biological Diversity, Wyoming Wildlife Advocates, Sierra Club, Friends of the Bitterroot, Wildearth Guardians and Gallatin Wildlife Association, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the East Paradise Range Allotment Management Plan.The groups argue that allowance and expansion of grazing in grizzly bear recovery areas and travel corridors will lead to more c...