Solstice for the bears exceeds expectations
December 19, 2019
SWAN VALLEY - More than 150 people crowded into the main lodge of the Oro Ranch on Saturday night, Dec. 14 in honor of a grizzly sow named Windfall, to raise money and ensure that future generations will see grizzlies in the meadows and forests of the Swan Valley.
"I am really surprised at the turnout, especially for a community of this size," newcomer Phil Grunis said above the noise in a room crowded with fellow bear lovers.
"We want to do everything we can to help make communities compatible for both wildlife and humans," he said.
Event organizer Kathy Koors said people were "Wowed" by...