Managing for Bears in Forested Environments conference

  • Start Date: October 17, 2000
  • End Date: October 19, 2000
  • City: Revelstoke, BC

To view summaries of presentations and contact info for speakers, click here. (This is a 200 KB PDF file).

The Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology held a three day workshop on managing grizzly and black bears in forested environments. Over 260 people attend the workshop. The workshop featured three sessions:

  • Techniques to monitor bear populations
  • Forest management issues and guidelines in bear habitat
  • Living in bear country

Three field trips were offered:

  • Bear-proofing your community
  • Forest practices and bears
  • DNA collection methods

Dr. Steve Herrero spoke to the workshop participants and the public on the evening of October 17th. His topic was “Causes and Avoidance of Bear Attacks.”

The Columbia Mountains Institute is grateful to the following supporters for their financial or in-kind support:

  • BC Ministry of Forests
  • Canadian Mountain Holidays
  • Columbia Basin Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program
  • Downie Bonus Fund
  • Columbia Basin Trust Most Affected Communities and Areas Initiative
  • Columbia Power Corporation
  • Parks Canada
  • Tembec Industries


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Mailing Address

  • P.O. Box 2568
  • Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0
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