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A Case History of Grizzly Bear Management in the Slims River Area, Kluane National Park Reserve, Yukon

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Year
1990

Citation

Leonard, Richard D., Breneman, Ray, and Frey, Ray, 1990, A Case History of Grizzly Bear Management in the Slims River Area, Kluane National Park Reserve, Yukon: Bears: Their Biology and Management, v. 8, p. 113-123.

Summary

A management planning program for Kluane National Park Reserve was completed in 1980. A major decision was made to develop a public transit system in the Slims River Area to facilitate visitor access to a large valley glacier. The transit system was not built and the valley was managed as a backcountry hiking area for an interim period. Characteristics of grizzly bear-people conflicts were monitored from 1981 to 1987. Park staff and 2,603 registered overnight backcountry users recorded 503 grizzly observations. Observations of solitary bears increased from 40% of total bear observations in 1981 to 84% in 1987. Frequency of avoidance behavior by grizzlies decreased whereas apparent neutral and approach behaviors increased. Incidents [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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