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June, Bill, and a Goal - UPDATE April 25, 2015

Loon sleepingThis 1-minute video clip from June 21, 2009 of June in the pool gives insight into the minds of bears. Jewel and Jordan watched June wade into the pool, walked off, but ran for trees when...  Read More

June, Exhibit, Arrivals - UPDATE April 24, 2015

Song SparrowThis 1-minute video clip shows what June did on a hot (85°F), humid (88%) day. Mosquitos were out big time. You can hear them buzzing around Sue’s video camera. The way June hit her head w...  Read More

Hearing, Bill, and Birds - UPDATE April 23, 2015

Crow looking at LynnThe hearing before 3 judges in the Judicial Building went well, our attorneys said. We’ll get the final verdict on that within 90 days. GrackleNext door to the Judicial Building i...  Read More

  • June, Bill, and a Goal - UPDATE April 25, 2015

    Saturday, 25 April 2015 20:12
  • June, Exhibit, Arrivals - UPDATE April 24, 2015

    Friday, 24 April 2015 18:38
  • Hearing, Bill, and Birds - UPDATE April 23, 2015

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 20:09

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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