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222 Days and Counting - UPDATE April 23, 2014

Juliet  At 9:51 PM, Juliet will have been at her den for 222 days.  Last fall, on September 13, at 11:29 AM, Juliet began moving 1.5 miles south, resting occasionally before arriving at the ...  Read More

Earth Day – UPDATE April 22, 2014

There goes a cub!On this Earth Day, Lynn appropriately got a call from a soil scientist—an old friend who will now be helping with the Northwoods Ecology Hall.  An expert on the soils of northeas...  Read More

Status Quo & Vocalizations – UPDATE April 21, 2014

Cub alert!For the wild bears, little has changed.  Aster is still in and near her den.  Lily, Eli, and Ellie are still centering thier activities in a small area around a bed 97 yards from t...  Read More

  • 222 Days and Counting - UPDATE April 23, 2014

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014 19:45
  • Earth Day – UPDATE April 22, 2014

    Tuesday, 22 April 2014 20:35
  • Status Quo & Vocalizations – UPDATE April 21, 2014

    Monday, 21 April 2014 16:56

Watch sneak previews of 'Bearwalker of the Northwoods' from the BBC.

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    As WRI's principal biologist, Lynn Rogers, Ph.D., has spent over 42 years learning about wildlife and sharing his information with the public. Using airplanes, vehicles, and snowshoes, he has radio-tracked over 100 bears in the vast forests of northeastern Minnesota, studying some for as long as 22 years. - Read More -

  • sue_with_bear_tree_sw.jpgSue Mansfield began studying black bears in her home state of New Hampshire in 1999. Her initial studies involved documenting bear sign, including bear trails, marking sign, and feeding sign. She developed a collection of seeds from berries to identify items found in bear scat while studying the diet of bears. Sue placed trail monitors along bear trails to determine usage and aimed trail cameras at marking trees along bear trails to document behaviors. - Read More -

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