Wilderness Podcast

Grizzly Bear Advocacy | Louisa Wilcox & David Mattson | Grizzly Times | Ep. 034

June 14, 2020 Wilderness Podcast Episode 34
Wilderness Podcast
Grizzly Bear Advocacy | Louisa Wilcox & David Mattson | Grizzly Times | Ep. 034
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Wilderness Podcast
Grizzly Bear Advocacy | Louisa Wilcox & David Mattson | Grizzly Times | Ep. 034
Jun 14, 2020 Episode 34
Wilderness Podcast

In this episode, I speak with David Mattson and Louisa Wilcox, grizzly bear and carnivore scientists and activists who live near Livingston, Montana. We talk about David and Louisa’s background, speaking truth to power in Greater Yellowstone concerning grizzly bear management, attempts to delist the grizzly bear, arguments for delisting, achieving viable population numbers, distrusting state management of endangered carnivores, hunting and conservation and as a business model, juxtaposing domination vs holistic world views towards natures, elk and deer population factors in grizzly country, shifting diets due to climate change, pepper spray vs firearms for countering grizzly attacks, preventing unnecessary grizzly deaths at the hands of hunters, all the positives of having carnivores on the landscape, native American relationships with grizzly bears, our responsibility towards bears, leaving wild things for future generation, the despair of the loss of wildness by Aldo Leopold and openly expressing the love we feel for the wild. 

www.grizzlytimespodcast.org/
www.grizzlytimes.org/
www.mostlynaturalgrizzlies.org/
www.allgrizzly.org/

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Show Notes

In this episode, I speak with David Mattson and Louisa Wilcox, grizzly bear and carnivore scientists and activists who live near Livingston, Montana. We talk about David and Louisa’s background, speaking truth to power in Greater Yellowstone concerning grizzly bear management, attempts to delist the grizzly bear, arguments for delisting, achieving viable population numbers, distrusting state management of endangered carnivores, hunting and conservation and as a business model, juxtaposing domination vs holistic world views towards natures, elk and deer population factors in grizzly country, shifting diets due to climate change, pepper spray vs firearms for countering grizzly attacks, preventing unnecessary grizzly deaths at the hands of hunters, all the positives of having carnivores on the landscape, native American relationships with grizzly bears, our responsibility towards bears, leaving wild things for future generation, the despair of the loss of wildness by Aldo Leopold and openly expressing the love we feel for the wild. 

www.grizzlytimespodcast.org/
www.grizzlytimes.org/
www.mostlynaturalgrizzlies.org/
www.allgrizzly.org/

Support the show (http://www.wildernesspodcast.com/support)