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Grizzly Bear Program

The fRI Research Grizzly Bear Program provides knowledge and planning tools to ensure the long-term conservation of grizzly bears in Alberta.

The program began in 1998 and continues to tackle important questions.

Where the Land Can Support More Grizzly Bears

Briefing note on about a recent Grizzly Bear Program paper estimating carrying capacity.

Grizzly bear. Photo credit: Mark Bradley

Two decades of science to provide knowledge and planning tools to ensure the long term conservation of grizzly bears in Alberta

Compendium of research completed by the Grizzly Bear Program including 164 peer-reviewed papers and 30 selected reports.

BMA 4 Estimates of Grizzly Bear Population Size and Density

Final report for grizzly bear population size and density for the Alberta Clearwater Population Unit (BMA 4) in 2018 with comparisons to 2005 data.

Abbey Wilson

Research Staff

Leonie Brown

Research Staff

Isobel Phoebus

Research Staff

Cameron McClelland

Research Staff

Karen Graham

Research Staff

Gord Stenhouse

Program Lead

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