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Kodiak Archipelago Bear Conservation and Management Plan
Updated: March 13, 2002
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Region II, conducted a public planning process for the management of bears in the Kodiak archipelago. As part of that process, a Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was created to develop a management plan for Kodiak bears. The recommendations made by this committee will be reviewed and implemented by an Interagency Planning Group comprising the land and resource managers having the authority to do so.
The Kodiak Archipelago Bear Conservation and Management Plan (see Plan Summary) is an example of how hard work and collaboration can benefit both people and bears.
The Kodiak Archipelago Bear Conservation and Management Plan, is available in
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Complete KABCM Plan (PDF 2,023 kB)
Contents and Summary (PDF 39 kB)
Chapter 1 — Introduction (PDF 207 kB)
Chapter 2 — Biology, History, and Management of Kodiak Bears (PDF 63 kB)
Chapter 3 — Kodiak Bear Habitat (PDF 569 kB)
Chapter 4 — Harvest Issues (PDF 117 kB)
Chapter 5 — Redefining Bear-Management Strategy (PDF 261 kB)
Chapter 6 — Bear-Human Interactions (PDF 548 kB)
Chapter 7 — Research and Monitoring (PDF 49 kB)
Chapter 8 — Education (PDF 47 kB)
Chapter 9 — Recommendations (PDF 110 kB)
Chapter 10 — Resources (PDF 28 kB)
Appendices (PDF 154 kB)