Research Daily Updates

Shifting Gears - and Ways to Educate - UPDATE October 19, 2014

Ted soaking up the sunToday marks a change in the hours of operation for the North American Bear Center. We will start our fall hours tomorrow, open on Friday/Saturdays only 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM until ...  Read More

It's Not All About The Bears - UPDATE October 18, 2014

NABC staff and volunteersOnce a year the NABC concentrates on having fun and showing folks that it's not all about bears. The entire staff, office, sales associates and maintenance all pull together t...  Read More

Family Weekend and Searching - UPDATE October 17, 2014

Holly waiting for the groupIt is a cloudy and cool day (46°F at 1 PM) here in Ely but that is not hindering families from coming to the NABC to see our bears and exhibits. In the state of Minnesota ma...  Read More

  • Shifting Gears - and Ways to Educate - UPDATE October 19, 2014

    Sunday, 19 October 2014 20:01
  • It's Not All About The Bears - UPDATE October 18, 2014

    Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:49
  • Family Weekend and Searching - UPDATE October 17, 2014

    Friday, 17 October 2014 16:43

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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