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  • New Executive Director of Bear Trust

    It is with both excitement and sadness that I announce I am stepping down as Executive Director of Bear Trust International.  It has been my honor to serve Bear Trust for the past decade ―  I’ve greatly enjoyed working with so many incredibly passionate conservationists.  Thank you!  I am stepping down so that I may […]

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  • Bear Trust license plate on sale now!

    Help Drive Bear Conservation! The Bear Trust license plate was launched July 31, 2017. Help drive bear conservation by purchasing yours today! For every Bear Trust license plate sold through the DMV, $20 will be donated to Bear Trust’s conservation programs. Currently available in Montana.

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  • Art for Conservation!

    Bear Trust is partnering with Sergey Ivanov, an amazing Russian wildlife photographer who has captured THE MOST BEAUTIFUL images of bears!  We’re proud to offer these prints on the Bear Trust website for sale.  Sergey is donating 10% of all proceeds to Bear Trust to help us ensure the future of wild bears.  Below is one of […]

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  • And the winner of our photo contest is….

    …. Liz Talbot! Congratulations, Liz! Here’s Liz’s winning photo of a Polar bear family near Churchill, Manitoba that she photographed last November: “We watched this little family from little dots in the distance walk right up to our Tundra Buggy and then to snack on some seaweed. These guys were surrounded by male bears, but the momma bear wasn’t […]

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  • Bear Trust Announces Photo Contest!

    PHOTO CONTEST! How to participate:  post your favorite bear picture to Bear Trust’s Facebook page between February 16, 2017 and February 28.   The photo that gets the most shares by the end of the month will win! What is the prize? a Bear Trust vest (in your size) and a water bottle! The only other requirement to win is […]

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  • Bear Trust helps protect 53,000 acres of habitat

    Bear Trust International, in collaboration with Mississippi River Trust, Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee, and Mississippi Land Trust, have permanently protected 53,000 acres for wild bears and other wildlife.  Read more.

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  • Frenchtown 5th graders present at professional conference today!

    Today, three 5th grade students from Frenchtown School in Montana presented their GIS findings at the GIS Expedition to Discovery conference in Great Falls, MT!  And they rocked it!!! Derryck Hughes, Isaac Chase, and Ben Phillippi are 3 of 16 Frenchtown students participating in a pilot GIS lesson plan developed by Bear Trust International and Rocky Mountain […]

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  • Bear Trust at the North American Wildlife Conference!

    Bear Trust presented our Student Scientist Series today at the North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference in Pittsburg, PA.  Our Student Scientist Series is an innovative conservation education program that places youth in the role of wildlife scientist.  Lessons in the Student Scientist Series promote the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation while simultaneously providing STEM […]

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  • Bear Trust in the Field: DEN WORK!

    Yesterday and today, Bear Trust International joined program partner Dr. Heather Johnson with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to do den work in Durango, Colorado! After the mom was sedated, we entered the den and found a healthy cub. It’s a boy! Data were collected on the bear cub and mom, which will be used as part […]

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  • Local Kids Get Warm Support From Columbia Sportswear & Bear Trust

    Today in Frenchtown Elementary School, 17 lucky students received new winter coats from Columbia Sportswear as part of our new pilot GIS program called “Treasure Hunt in the Treasure State”. Developed by Bear Trust International and the Rocky Mountain Research Station, the goal of this program is to provide engaging opportunities for our local kids […]

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Project Initiatives

Bear Trust focuses on 4 primary project initiatives: 1) Conservation Education 2) Bear Research & Management 3) Habitat Conservation 4) Conservation Policy

Contact Info

PO Box 10850
Bozeman, MT 59719
Phone: (406) 523-7779
info@beartrust.org