David Mattson

David Mattson worked for the grizzly study team for 2 decades. He retired from the US Geological Survey two years ago. 

Cowboys, Ranchers and Hedge Fund Managers…Oh My!

The Sturgis and Standing Rock Protests

“Man Attacks Grizzly” and Other Leading Bleeding Stories

Grizzly Bears are Dying and That’s a Fact

Traveling Fast and Silent: Mountain Biking With Grizzly Bears

Living With Grizzlies

Grizzly Twister and Other Games that Scientists Play

Felicia’s Fate: The Trials of a Grizzly Bear Mom

Through the Climate Looking Glass into Grizzly Wonderland

The Gallatin Forest Partnership and the Tyranny of Ego

Social Carrying Capacity Politspeak Bamboozle

Stuck in Yellowstone With the Grizzly Sardine Can Blues Again

When Grizzly Bears Go Bad: Constructions of Victimhood and Blame

The Tragedy of Grizzly Bear Management

Bizarre and Misleading Claims About Grizzly Bears

Basket of Deplorables Revisited: Grizzly Bears at the Mercy of Wyoming

Collective Narcissism and the Plight of Brown Bears in Europe and America

Entrusting Grizzlies to a Basket of Deplorables?

The Sinister Underbelly of Climate Change Denial

Monuments to the Ego

The Cult of Hunting and Its Timely Demise

Wyoming Plans to Slaughter Grizzly Bears

The Sad Case of Grizzly Bear Recovery and Distinct Population Segments

Becoming Grizzly Bear Food

Hunting to Scare Grizzlies? NRA-Safari Club Spawn a Red Herring

Contingencies of Coexistence: Diagnosing the Landscapes

Contingencies of Coexistence: Parsing the Participants

The Beauty in the Beast

America’s Grizzly Bears are in Trouble and So is the Nation’s Moral Compass

The Late Great Whitebark Pine

The Epic Shared Journey of Bison and Grizzly Bears

Giants in the Earth: Reflections on Chuck Jonkel

Fog of Science II: Apples, Oranges and Grizzly Bear Numbers

Fog of Science: the Stealth Advocacy of Grizzly Bear Numbers

A Recipe for Killing: the “Trust Us” Argument of State Grizzly Bear Managers

Disserving the Public Trust: the Ethos of State Grizzly Bear Management

Disserving the Public Trust: the Despotic Future of Grizzly Bear Management

The Wonderful Wizard and His Dancing Grizzly Bear Numbers

Partisan Scientists in Public Service: The Strange Case of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (Continued)

Partisan Scientists in Public Service I: The Strange Case of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team

Yellowstone’s Irreplaceable Grizzlies

Divvying Up the Dead: Grizzly Bears in a Post-ESA World

Let Them Eat Grizzly Cake

Hunting to Scare Grizzly Bears?

The Politspeak of Social Carrying Capacity

Grizzly Sardine Can Blues

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