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Russ Talmo

Rockies & Plains Program Associate
Based out of the Missoula field office, Russ works directly with landowners and management agencies to manage the Electric Fence Incentive Program and the Yellowstone Bison Coexistence Project. He also lends support to various field coexistence projects for black footed ferret, fisher, wolverine, bison and wolves.

Posts By: Russ Talmo

Living With Grizzlies »

As grizzly bears continue to recover and expand into new territory, the need for communities to learn how to coexistence with these animals is more important than ever.

Grizzly with cubs, © Jim Chagares

Winter Is Coming. And Bears Know It. »

Conflicts between humans and bears can happen more often this time of year as bears must eat enough food to make it through the winter. Thankfully there are simple steps and useful tools to keep bears and people’s property safe.

Wolverine, © Anna Yu/iStock© Anna Yu/iStock

Wolverine Watchers »

This winter we set up monitoring stations at Bitterroot National Forest to document animal activity, specifically wolverines, to better understand their habitat requirements and the threats to their survival.