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Sharon Johnson, Holly, and Calendars - UPDATE November 26, 2014

RC - from the 2015 Calendar - photo by Jim StronerIt is sad that we often don't speak of the importance of people until they aren't around to hear it. Sharon Johnson was a huge part of getting the Bea...  Read More

Holly Getting a Den Cam - UPDATE November 25, 2014

Scott installing den camThe staff put a den cam in Holly’s den today. I don’t know how they pulled it off and especially how they found a way to support the PVC tube that holds the camera. It’s the fi...  Read More

Honey, Holly, Hare, and Hymns - UPDATE November 24, 2014

Holly in her denHoney has officially denned in her wooden window den as of November 16. Her last weight was 513 lbs. on November 8th (27 lbs heavier than last year’s 486). This is her fourth time (200...  Read More

  • Sharon Johnson, Holly, and Calendars - UPDATE November 26, 2014

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014 20:59
  • Holly Getting a Den Cam - UPDATE November 25, 2014

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:57
  • Honey, Holly, Hare, and Hymns - UPDATE November 24, 2014

    Monday, 24 November 2014 19:31

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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