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 December 2012
December 28th, 2012
Considering a bear-viewing adventure in 2013? Check out what the Great Bear Foundation has to offer. Our bear ecology field courses give you the opportunity to observe bears and other wildlife, with minimal impact on the animals and their habitat. Meanwhile, you’ll learn about the big-picture context for the animals you observe–their ecological roles, cultural… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
November 26th, 2012
The Holiday Season is upon us already, and we’d like to thank all our members for your generous support throughout the year. Your support has helped to fund our operating expenses and our on-the-ground bear conservation projects, such as the educational programs we deliver, free of charge, to schools and the public, our Bears &… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
November 13th, 2012
We’ve arrived in Churchill, at last! Saw northern lights from the train last night, and a few people were able to spot our first polar bear, driving from the train station to the Northern Studies Centre. Ice is forming in the Bay, and it’s blowing snow. Good to be back on the tundra! Weather cleared… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
September 10th, 2012
Great Bear’s YARD SALE will be next Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9-4 at the office. Check the map at right: we’re across the street from Goldsmith’s and behind the Broadway Pizza Hut. We’ll have wildlife tracks, posters, prints, books, magnets, and more. Our last yard sale was years ago, so please come by and help… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
September 8th, 2012
Our Polar Bear Ecology Field Course is filling up quickly, and only a few spots left! This is a rare opportunity to learn about polar bears in their natural habitat, with Dr. Charles Jonkel, the man who pioneered polar bear field biology. For more info, visit our field trip page Polar Bear Ecology Field Courses… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.