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New Mom and a Thank You - UPDATE August 29, 2014

New Mom in townA new mom is being seen in Eagles Nest Community. She has a distinctive blaze on her chest, two cubs, and a young look. But she showed her age when she opened her mouth for this photogr...  Read More

Ramping Up on Two Fronts - UPDATE August 28, 2014

Comparing bear foot sizesFor the trail mapping project, Lily Fan volunteers are arriving, putting us all in good hands. If anyone gets hurt, we have a paramedic. If we need to call someone, we have a ...  Read More

Wrapping Up and Gearing Up - UPDATE August 27, 2014

Who are they? You guess! 7-24-2010The last Black Bear Field Course of the year has ended. Great group. We had major fun while learning directly from the bears—observing vocalizations, body language, i...  Read More

  • New Mom and a Thank You - UPDATE August 29, 2014

    Friday, 29 August 2014 21:55
  • Ramping Up on Two Fronts - UPDATE August 28, 2014

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:56
  • Wrapping Up and Gearing Up - UPDATE August 27, 2014

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 20:48

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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