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Planning, Etc. - UPDATE August 19, 2014

Herring Gull in flightToday was a full day of hiking bear trails, hiking to bear dens, pontooning to a bear den, and planning for the upcoming project of mapping bear trails and recording reactions of...  Read More

Another great day - UPDATE August 18, 2014

It was another great day like yesterday except that course participants had to sit through 2 lectures. More volunteers are making themselves available for mapping bear trails and documenting reaction...  Read More

Mothers and Cubs, Aster - UPDATE August 17, 2014

RC and her cubsWe got a call that bears were at one of the community feeding stations. Then we were called to another. By the time we were done, we’d seen RC and her 3 cubs, Jewel and her 3 cubs, Sama...  Read More

  • Planning, Etc. - UPDATE August 19, 2014

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:55
  • Another great day - UPDATE August 18, 2014

    Monday, 18 August 2014 19:46
  • Mothers and Cubs, Aster - UPDATE August 17, 2014

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 20:42

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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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