Research Daily Updates

Waiting for News – UPDATE July 23, 2014

Wild sarsaparilla berry scatSightings of mothers with cubs in the study area have now narrowed the identity of the mother struck by a vehicle on Highway 169 to either Summer (a 5-year-old mother of 3 ...  Read More

Ted – UPDATE July 22, 2014

We’re waiting for a date next week for the veterinarians to examine Ted.  Having to wait might be a blessing.  We’ll see how Ted responds to his increased rations.  He has a good appeti...  Read More

Ted, Berries, and the Picnic – UPDATE July 21, 2014

Inviting sight on this hot day!  We’re worried about Ted.  He seems to be his same old self—eager for human contact, as always.  But he has lost 48.5 pounds in 4 weeks, dropping from 55...  Read More

  • Waiting for News – UPDATE July 23, 2014

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 19:44
  • Ted – UPDATE July 22, 2014

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 21:11
  • Ted, Berries, and the Picnic – UPDATE July 21, 2014

    Monday, 21 July 2014 20:49

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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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