Great Bear Foundation
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Missoula, Montana, dedicated to the conservation of the eight species of bears and their habitat around the world.
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Blog Archive for March 2011
March 31st, 2011
The Great Bear Foundation, along with other partner organizations, is proud to help sponsor the research of University of Montana wildlife biology student and GBF intern, Tucker Seitz, as he examines degradation rates of DNA in grizzly bear hair samples under varying conditions. Seitz’s research will help to answer questions not previously addressed that will… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
March 28th, 2011
The Great Bear Foundation is pleased to announce our 2011 Summer Kids’ Trip to the Arctic! Join us on a journey from Montana to Hudson Bay to learn about arctic ecosystems, look for polar bears, arctic fox, and beluga whales, harvest wild berries, comb the beaches, and much more! This one-of-a-kind field course is tailored… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
March 25th, 2011
Bears are waking up–we should too! Spring has arrived in western Montana, and both black bears and grizzlies are waking up around the state. If you share habitat with bears, they may be awake in your neck of the woods too. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has reported a black bear in the Rattlesnake Valley… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
March 20th, 2011
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Grizzly Bear Managers have released their annual spring report for all of the different regions in the state and urge people to be aware that bears are already stirring. “HELENA- Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks bear managers meet every year in mid-March to prepare for the state’s bears to emerge… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
March 17th, 2011
Interested in a spring grizzly bear field course on the Rocky Mountain Front? Join GBF’s Chuck Jonkel for the Path of the Great Bear at the Nature Conservancy’s Pine Butte Guest Ranch in Montana. Small, intimate class size, stunning landscape, and best of all, BEARS! The Path of the Great Bear is a workshop on… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.