Joshua Rapp Learn

Q&A: Conserving bear culture

For decades, wildlife managers have worked widely with different bear species, from controlling problem bears in campsites, to conserving imperiled species like polar bears. This work has evolved greatly. For example, 60 years ago, managers

Dana Kobilinsky

Bears may protect foxes from coyotes

Black bears in Lake Tahoe may be inadvertently protecting lower-ranking carnivores — gray foxes — from nearby coyotes. The Nevada Department of Wildlife has funded a project following black bears (Ursus americanus) that are repopulating