Interviews with    Louisa & David

This page provides links to interviews with Louisa and David that have been published in magazine articles or archived in podcasts or recordings of radio shows. These interviews provide a bit more insight into who we are, why we do what we do, and what we hope to achieve with Grizzly Times, and are (perhaps) a more accessible and nuanced articulation of what's written on Who We Are, How We Work, and Core Values. You can listen to the interviews or download the articles by clicking on the graphics or titles.  

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BBC's The Conversation: Women Saving Lions & Bears

This interview on BBC's "The Conversation" features a three-way conversation among Shivani Bhalla, Louisa Willcox, and the BBC's Kim Chakanetsa about the practice and art of protecting large carnivores in a world that poses ever-increasing challenges for lions, grizzly bears, and the people who care about or live with them.  

Adam Bronstein's Wilderness Podcast: Grizzly Bear Advocacy

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This conversation by Adam Bronstein with Louisa Willcox and David Mattson on "Wilderness Podcast" explores the challenges facing grizzly bears, the problems of wildlife management institutions, and the formative experiences that led Louisa and David to care so deeply about bears, the natural world, and democracy.  

This article published in "The Sun" records an interview by Savannah Barnes with Louisa Willcox and David Mattson in which the many dimensions of relations between humans and grizzly bears are explored, including the roles of myth, worldviews, values, emotion, and compassion. 

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Savannah Barnes in The Sun: A Test of Our Compassion

Piikani Nation Treaty



Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the biology and ecology of grizzly bears. Authored by world-renowned bear biologist Dr. David Mattson, this site summarizes and synthesizes in beautiful graphic form the science of grizzly bears.


Find out how much Native Americans care about the grizzly bear, with a Grizzly Treaty that has been signed by more than 270 tribes, as well as numerous traditional societies and leaders. The document has become a symbol of international unity in defense of sovereignty, spiritual and religious protection, and treaty rights. 


For an in depth and comprehensive look at the ecology and demography of grizzly bears in the northern US Rocky Mountains, along with all the research relevant to conservation of these bears, see Mostly Natural History of the Northern Rocky Mountains.


GOAL is a coalition of nearly 50 tribes  (and counting) who object to the federal and state plans to delist grizzly bears prematurely and allow trophy

hunting of this sacred being.

GOAL advocates for the tribes'

legal right to meaningful consultation and also for the reconection of tribal peoples to their traditional homelands

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