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Dispersal rates, timing, and distances of Pennsylvania black bears

Duration

July 2008 - June 2011

Narrative

This project was developed to document dispersal timing, rates and distances for juvenile black bears from tagging and recovery information gathered in Pennsylvania from 1980-2008. Data have been gathered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with bears being marked using individually numbered ear tags. Bears tagged as cubs or yearlings <15 months of age will be used for analysis and >1400 individual bears have been identified.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Pennsylvania Game Commission

Links

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