Research Daily Updates

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

Donna’s Eye is Healed – UPDATE July 26, 2014

DonnaLynn saw a bear and was initially confused.  It looked like Donna’s pretty face but without the bad eye.  Lynn snapped a picture for the record.  On the computer, the picture ...  Read More

Wolves and Moose and Bears, Oh My! – UPDATE July 25, 2014

Wolf - July 24People who feed wildlife in Eagles Nest Community see not only bears but sometimes wolves and moose.  This wolf was seen not only at WRI but also at a feeding station a half-mile aw...  Read More

  • Summer is Fine – UPDATE July 27, 2014

    Sunday, 27 July 2014 15:35
  • Donna’s Eye is Healed – UPDATE July 26, 2014

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 20:03
  • Wolves and Moose and Bears, Oh My! – UPDATE July 25, 2014

    Friday, 25 July 2014 18:41

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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