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Ice, Lily, Volunteers - UPDATE November 30, 2015

Frankie, Lily's cubChecking the ice at dawn, I wondered if it was safe to walk on yet (probably not) to get to dens on the other side of lakes, etc. What was unusual was how smooth much of it was, lik...  Read More

Holly, Sign, Birds -UPDATE November 29, 2015

Chickadee - WRI staff photoHolly left the bunker den briefly yesterday. If I were to guess, I’d say it was to urinate. Inside the den, Holly is hogging the hay. She brought it all in and made a wall o...  Read More

Birds, Bear Claw Marks - UPDATE November 28, 2015

Just a day at the desk. Out the window, beautiful sun highlighted a white-breasted nuthatch next to bear claw marks on the dead white pine that Lily Fans topped a month or so ago to keep it from falli...  Read More

  • Ice, Lily, Volunteers - UPDATE November 30, 2015

    Monday, 30 November 2015 18:17
  • Holly, Sign, Birds -UPDATE November 29, 2015

    Sunday, 29 November 2015 20:23
  • Birds, Bear Claw Marks - UPDATE November 28, 2015

    Saturday, 28 November 2015 21:12

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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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