Living with Bears – Brochures by CPW

Living with Bears: A Practical Guide to Bea​r Country Colorado is fortunate to have Linda Masterson, author of Living with Bears: A Practical Guide to Bear Country as one of our Bear Aware team volunteers. Please visit site​ for more information about this book and how to live responsibly in bear country. Living with Bears […]

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PSSWF helps bear cubs hibernate

By Dyana Z. Furmansky, originally posted in The Sopris Sun, Oct. 27, 2021 It’s the time of year again when bears are supposed to go into hibernation. Sometimes the long journey back to what should come naturally for them starts in Silt, at the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF). Director Nanci Limbach, who named […]

Draft plan considers doubling annual bear deaths

ByRaleigh Burleigh Originally published Nov. 3, 2021 in The Sopris Sun. In response to the rising incidence of local human-bear conflicts, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is pursuing an updated management plan for populations in the Roaring Fork and Eagle River valleys. The public has until Nov. 10 to weigh in on two proposed alternatives. […]

Does a Bear Think in the Woods?

Illustrations by Bill Mayer Does a Bear Think in the Woods? Turns out animal intelligence is not so different from our own Original Article By Brandon Keim | Feb 26 2019 IN MARCH 1996, STATE WILDLIFE OFFICIALS DELIVERED THREE ORPHANED BLACK BEARS to Ben Kilham’s door in Lyme, New Hampshire. Just seven weeks old, they […]