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Keeping Our Fingers Crossed - UPDATE September 1, 2014

Ted's fur in transitionWith a hunter a hundred yards east of WRI and another across the road to the west, we are keeping our fingers crossed for the bears we know. Nearly two thousand bears will likel...  Read More

The Day Before Bear Hunting Season - UPDATE August 31, 2014

New Mom's cubs in treeToday’s story began last evening. Lynn drove out the driveway at 9:55 PM. Between 10:30 and 11 PM, Emma (from Wales) drove in and asked why an aluminum ladder was extended 25 fee...  Read More

Walking the Trails - UPDATE August 30, 2014

Precious Hope - 2010Two other volunteers in the trail mapping project are animal trainers, so if Lynn needs any training, they’re the ones who can do it. On September 3, 2 medical research scientists ...  Read More

  • Keeping Our Fingers Crossed - UPDATE September 1, 2014

    Monday, 01 September 2014 17:01
  • The Day Before Bear Hunting Season - UPDATE August 31, 2014

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 20:54
  • Walking the Trails - UPDATE August 30, 2014

    Saturday, 30 August 2014 20:26

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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