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Posts Tagged ‘bears’

Save Bears by Keeping Them Away From Boulder

Save Bears by Keeping Them Away From Boulder

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, April 8, Kristin Cannon, district manager of the North Boulder district for Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), stated that to her knowledge no humans in the City of Boulder had been injured by bears since [...]

Citizen-Times | 5 interesting findings from Asheville bear study

Citizen-Times | 5 interesting findings from Asheville bear study

"Researchers kicked off the study in the spring by catching bears using baited culvert traps — large metal containers with a doors that slam shut when a bear goes inside. Captured bears were tranquilized to allow researchers to attach the collars, [...]

SFGate | Sierra’s bears wide-awake during warm winter

SFGate | Sierra’s bears wide-awake during warm winter

"The black bears of the high Sierra are normally curled up in caves in January, enjoying long winter naps. But with winter conditions hardly wintry this year, some bears are finding little reason to hibernate and are instead traipsing around like [...]

Misconceptions of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Two-Strike Policy”

Misconceptions of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Two-Strike Policy”

Adult male black bear “#720” as it was relocated on 8/18/2013. Bear 720 was later killed by CPW on 9/6/2013. (Photo courtesy Jason Duetsch) Nowhere in Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) directive on black bear incidents does the phrase [...]

Difficult Decisions: Managing Wildlife on the Urban Fringe

Difficult Decisions: Managing Wildlife on the Urban Fringe

Working with wildlife in urban settings is always a challenge.  Unlike television depictions of resource management, real world wildlife management involves on the spot decision-making, influenced by variables and exigencies provided by location, [...]

No Garbage for Bears

No Garbage for Bears

I have to admit I was a little shocked.  I got the report of a small black bear, brown in color, crossing Pearl near 5th St.  I went to investigate, to see what may have attracted the yearling bear to this part of town.  What I saw was alley upon [...]