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 2013
December 30th, 2013
Happy New Year! Thank you for supporting the Great Bear Foundation in our work to protect bears and their habitats world-wide, through education and on-the-ground projects. Your continued support will help us to work with communities to prevent human-bear conflict, to provide high quality educational programs to schools and community groups, and to keep the… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
December 20th, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, we’d like to thank you for supporting the Great Bear Foundation, and our work conserving the world’s eight bear species and their habitats, though education and on-the-ground conservation projects. GBF is a member-supported, volunteer-driven organization, and we strive to keep our overhead costs low, so that donations, grants, and… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
December 10th, 2013
Andean bears love to play with cameras! At least that’s what scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) recently learned after collecting images from a set of remote camera traps. The cameras were placed within Bolivia’s Apolobamba National Natural Area of Integrated Management and captured a series of stop-action images of a group of Andean… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
November 7th, 2013
It’s that time of year again, and the Great Bear Foundation is getting ready to head north to polar bear country! Each summer, when the sea ice breaks up on Hudson Bay, the polar bears swim to shore and spend the summer dispersed across the tundra along the Hudson Bay coast. The Hudson Bay and… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.
September 9th, 2013
By Monica Perez-Watkins, Bears & Apples Coordinator It’s almost fall and apples are ripening, especially in the Rattlesnake where they are the number one bear attractant (Merkle, Krausman, and Booth 2011). In fact, if you look at the map of bear conflicts in Missoula (http://missoulabears.org/resources/maps.html), the Rattlesnake appears as a massive glob of bear incidents…. Read the complete post or our blog for all news.