Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Publication Details

Safety in bear country

  • Reference: Van Daele, L. 1989. Safety in bear country. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Anchorage.
  • Audiences: Angler, General Public, Guide or Outfitter, Hunter, Trapper, Wildlife Manager, Wildlife Viewer, Falconer
  • Authors: Lawrence J. Van Daele
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  • Keywords: brown bear, Ursus arctos, black bear, Ursus americanus, polar bear, Ursus maritimus, identification, life history, bear-human interactions, safety, behavior, weapons, laws
  • Link: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/home/library/pdfs/wildlife/research_pdfs/safety_bear_country_1989.pdf (PDF)
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  • Primary Authors: Lawrence J. Van Daele
  • Programs: Wildlife Information
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  • Publication Types: Guide
  • Regions: Region I - Southeast Alaska, Region II - Southcentral Alaska, Region III - Interior and Northeastern Alaska, Region IV - Central and Southwest Alaska, Region V - Arctic and Western Alaska, Statewide
  • Species: Black Bear, Brown Bear, Polar Bear
  • Species Categories: Big Game, Endangered or Threatened Species (Federal), Mammals, Marine Mammals
  • Title: Safety in bear country
  • Topics: Safety (e.g., bear, wolf, moose, muskox), Behavioral Ecology
  • Year: 1989

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