Research Daily Updates

Looking and Learning – UPDATE July 29, 2014

Great Blue Heron flyingSharp-eyed Lily Fans participating in the Black Bear Field Course had a great time spotting wildlife and meeting bears today.  The neighborhood wolf put in appearances duri...  Read More

Another Great Day – UPDATE July 28, 2014

American ToadFor this first full day of the Bear Course, it was a day of meeting bears and seeing differences in personalities—Braveheart, Ty, Big Harry, One-eyed Jack, Pete, and others. Helping hand...  Read More

Summer is Fine – UPDATE July 27, 2014

SummerAll study bears with cubs have now been accounted for since a mother with cubs was struck on Highway 169 on Friday, July 18.  The written report on file with the 911 operator we called said...  Read More

  • Looking and Learning – UPDATE July 29, 2014

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 17:30
  • Another Great Day – UPDATE July 28, 2014

    Monday, 28 July 2014 19:28
  • Summer is Fine – UPDATE July 27, 2014

    Sunday, 27 July 2014 15:35

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

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Wildlife Research Institute Staff

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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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