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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
National Science Teacher’s Association highlighted Bear Trust’s “Interactive Range Maps for Bears” in their October 2015 NSTA Reports newsletter to science teachers nationwide:
Want to know which of the 8 bear species has the largest range? Which bears live in India? Which bear lives in South America? How about in North America? Check out our new interactive map and explore where in the world bears live!
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announced our lesson plan “Grizzly Bears: Ready for Delisting?” in their NSTA Reports for teachers. Our grizzly bear lesson plan is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards. Kids learn about wild bears and the delisting process while simultaneously honing skills in critical thinking, math, science, […]
Bear Trust will be at the Wild Sheep Show in Reno during January 8-10, 2015 and at the Eastern Wild Sheep Show in Lancaster, PA during January 23-25, 2015. At our booth during the Wild Sheep Show, we’ll be launching our newest video “Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains: A Conservation Puzzle”. Please stop by and visit!