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Connecticut is Bear Country

By Mike Evans, PhD, University of Connecticut Department of Natural Resources and the Environment Connecticut is bear country. It may sound strange, but western CT is home to a growing population of American black bears. While bears may at times look out of place in the 4th most densely populated state, black bears living around […]

Research, Results and Ruminations About Connecticut’s Bears

May 5, 2016 Presented By Cary Chadwick, UConn CLEAR & Michael Evans, Graduate Student,¬†Department¬†of Natural Resources and the Environment If you’ve been following the news for the past few years, you know that black bears have returned to Connecticut. Given this fact, it is important to understand how these animals respond to different levels of […]