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The repository of Bear news, research, and stories we come across.

I've written about my experiences with High Sierra Black Bear Behavior in the Trail and Camp Skills section of the Trail Guide. Remember, bears act differently in different locations, and can be quite unpredictable in most situations.

Most times we can figure out what they want, and that typically boils down to two things: Food, and/or to be "left alone." Bears have personalities and feelings, which make them almost as unpredictable as that most deadly of beasts, humans. Almost...


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 October 26, 2018


How to Get Along with Bears

Conservationists predict bear/human conflict hot-spots




 July 10


Yosemite Bear Activity

Summer 2018

Yosemite Bear Facts, June 17 – June 30, 2018




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Hunting Rules Change Bear Behavior: Longer Cub Rearing Favored, Short Gain traded for Long Decline


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Hunting Rules Change Bear Behavior

Longer Cub Rearing Favored, Short Gain traded for Long Decline

Hunting turns bear cubs into mama's boys (and girls),
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, March 28, 2018.

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Bear News: The Bio-Urban Wilderness Interface, Three Yosemite bears killed by vehicles



Bear News

The Bio-Urban Wilderness Interface

Three Yosemite bears killed by vehicles

Three Yosemite bears killed by vehicles in past three weeks,
November 16, 2017.

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Bear News: High Sierra Bears Gorging for Winter



Gorging for Winter

Many bears not hibernating during Warm Summers

Heightened bear activity in the Sierra Nevada during fall season, (video),
Tahoe Daily Tribune, October 8, 2017. 


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