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Thirty bears put down in 2020

Thirty bears put down in 2020Thirty bears posing a risk of conflict with humans have been killed this year, conservation officer David Bakica said during a briefing Friday.

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Conversations around Grizzlies in the West

Conversations around Grizzlies in the West

Conversations around Grizzlies in the WestThere are incontrovertible truths regarding the relationship between tribal nations and the dominant Euro-American society that we must accept when discussing the history, culture, and humanity of those nations. Chief among...

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Charlie Russell, Grizzly Whisperer

Charlie Russell, Grizzly Whisperer

Charlie Russell, Grizzly WhispererCharlie Russell had a magical way with grizzly bears. In his presence, wild grizzlies seemed to shed their wariness of humans, some even napping beside him or leaving their offspring with him to tend.

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Sad news from Alaska

The fight over Alaska's hunting rules runs deeper than using doughnuts to bait bearsNational Park Service rule change ends bans on controversial bear and wolf hunts

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OURS project, instructions for sampling

OURS project, instructions for sampling

Bear Scat Instructions for SamplingOURS project, instructions for sampling: 1. Download the iNaturalist app, create an account, and join our project: Operation Ursus Research using Scat. 2. Using the iNaturalist app, create an observation and take a picture of the...

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Reliable Method confirmed by David Bittner, Bear Biologist

"Citizen science is a great way to both interact with an interested community and to be able to collect necessary samples providing important scientific data. Using non-invasive scat sampling in order to determine genetic fingerprints is a reliable method in order to...

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New Grizzly bear Counts a Necessity

Since 2018, Grizzly bears (Ursus arctos; also known as Brown bears) in Western Canada are listed under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) as a species of Special Concern.

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