Help Save North America's Wild Grizzlies!

With the grizzly bear as its compass, Vital Ground works to reconnect fragmented landscapes in the U.S. and Canada critical to wildlife m... Read more

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With the grizzly bear as its compass, Vital Ground works to reconnect fragmented landscapes in the U.S. and Canada critical to wildlife movement and biodiversity.

Support Vital Ground today by visiting www.vitalground.org.

With the grizzly bear as its compass, Vital Ground works to reconnect fragmented landscapes in the U.S. and Canada critical to wildlife movement and biodiversity. Because the grizzly's range covers several hundred square miles—from alpine meadows to valley bottoms—protecting and expanding habitat and migration corridors important to the Great Bear benefits entire animal and plant communities in the wildest, yet most imperiled places left on the continent. Since its founding in 1990, Vital Ground has helped to protect and enhance more than 604,000 acres of wildlife habitat in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, and British Columbia.

Support Vital Ground today by visiting www.vitalground.org

1. Numbering around 50,000 animals at the time of Lewis & Clark, there are now only 1,500 grizzlies left in the lower 48.

2. The grizzlies that remain are now forced to fend for themselves on only 2% of their historical habitat.

3. Roughly 5,000 acres of wildlife habitat and open space are lost to development each day in the US---that's nearly 2 million acres a year!

4. Because of the increasingly swift pace of development in grizzly country, landscape connectivity is diminishing daily.

5. Leading wildlife biologists say that we have as little as five years to identify and secure the remaining private lands that grizzlies need.