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The Grizzly in the Driveway The Return of Bears to a Crowded American West

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By: Robert Chaney(Author)
256 pages, 11 b/w illustrations, 2 b/w maps
The Grizzly in the Driveway
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  • The Grizzly in the Driveway ISBN: 9780295747934 Hardback 2020 Available for pre-order : Due Dec 2020
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Four decades ago, the areas around Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks sheltered the last few hundred surviving grizzlies in the Lower 48 states. Protected by the Endangered Species Act, their population has surged to more than 1,500, and this burgeoning number of grizzlies now collides with the increasingly populated landscape of the twenty-first-century American West. While humans and bears have long shared space, today's grizzlies navigate a shrinking amount of wilderness: cars whiz like bullets through their habitats, tourists check Facebook to pinpoint locations for a quick selfie with a grizzly, and hunters seek trophy prey. People, too, must learn to live and work within a potential predator's territory they have chosen to call home.

Mixing fast-paced storytelling with rich details about the hidden lives of grizzly bears, Montana journalist Robert Chaney chronicles the resurgence of this charismatic species against the backdrop of the country's long history with the bear. Chaney captures the clash between groups with radically different visions: ranchers frustrated at losing livestock, environmental advocates, hunters, and conservation and historic preservation officers of tribal nations. Underneath, he probes the balance between our demands on nature and our tolerance for risk.

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Robert Chaney is a reporter for the Missoulian. A lifelong Montanan, he covers science and the environment.

Coming Soon
By: Robert Chaney(Author)
256 pages, 11 b/w illustrations, 2 b/w maps
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"Chaney writes with pith and pizazz, and goes deep into understanding nature's difficult relationship with people. This book is an incisive and motivating look into the future. It asks whether these brown bruins can be tolerated at levels reflecting their biological needs, meeting shifting ecological landscapes and our diverse American cultural pathways."
– Joel Berger, author of Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

"Humorous, engaging, and filled with important insights about sustaining grizzly populations in the face of a multitude of pressures."
– Frank Van Nuys, author of Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West

 

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