Skip to main content
USGS - science for a changing world

Quantifying Bear Populations and Bear-Human Conflicts in the Kennicott Valley of Wrangell-St Elias National Park, Alaska (draft)

Dates

Year
2002

Citation

Wilder, James M., 2002, Quantifying Bear Populations and Bear-Human Conflicts in the Kennicott Valley of Wrangell-St Elias National Park, Alaska (draft): no. Unpublished Material, 109 Pages.

Summary

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is experiencing rapidly increasing development and visitation along the McCarthy Road and in the McCarthy-Kennecott area. These factors have a strong potential to negatively affect the resident bear populations and to dramatically increase the amount of bear-human conflicts in the area. Dozens of bears, both black and brown, have been killed in the local vicinity over the years, presumably in the "defense of life and property". NPS management problems in the McCarthy-Kennecott area are compounded by the lack of information available on behavior, numbers, or distribution of bears. Biological and ecological information gathered from this study will be used to mitigate or eliminate some potential [...]

Contacts

Author :
Wilder, James M.

Tags

Categories
Other
Types

Provenance

Data source
File Processing
File Process
Type
End Note
Reference Item
6127 records
Reference File
NWBLCC-20160503-Saved.xml

Additional Information

Citation Extension

parts
typeNotes
value7238
typePages
value109 Pages
typeNumber
valueUnpublished Material
citationTypeUnpublished Work

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...