Research Daily Updates

Bear Center Weight and Date Contest - October 1, 2014

Yesterday, the Bear Center staff got all four bears on the scale—Ted 683 pounds, Honey 492, Lucky 454, and Holly 157 to start off the contests for guessing their denning weights and denning dates. To...  Read More

Red leaves falling - UPDATE September 30, 2014

Yellow-rumped WarblerWith red maple leaves falling, the medley of colors is mostly yellow and green. Still beautiful. The last of the warblers are migrating through—mainly Yellow-rumped Warblers. The...  Read More

Odds and Ends - UPDATE September 29, 2014

Red-tailed Hawk - 9.28.14We checked the deep rock den to see if Lily, Cole, Ember, or Aster had selected it. There was no sign of activity in the vicinity and no bear inside. The bed looked like it di...  Read More

  • Bear Center Weight and Date Contest - October 1, 2014

    Wednesday, 01 October 2014 19:37
  • Red leaves falling - UPDATE September 30, 2014

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:21
  • Odds and Ends - UPDATE September 29, 2014

    Monday, 29 September 2014 20:32

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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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