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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: 3

Masters Students: 4

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 18

Scientific Publications: 83

Presentations: 119

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Pennsylvania Game Commission

Links

Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
  2. Pennsylvania Game Commission
  3. Pennsylvania State University
  4. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  5. U.S. Geological Survey
  6. Wildlife Management Institute