Reintroduce Grizzly Bears?
There is a push to reintroduce the grizzly bear to the Sierras. The JMT would be ground zero if this becomes reality. I understand all the pro arguments but as a hiker I would really prefer there not be any grizzly bears around. Maybe this is something as a community we should be discussing and maybe taking a position?
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Sorry if this has already been discussed - I couldn't get the search function to work
- On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM, ralphbge@... [johnmuirtrail] <email@example.com> wrote:I also think "Nature first - humans second" doesn't stand up to scrutiny.Particularly if you consider that humans and bears were introduced to the Americas *at the same time*.... Bears crossed the land bridge with the humans 50,000 years ago. There were no bears here before then. They, like us, are an invasive species.Dave