American Black Bear
- Main Body
does a bear eat?
- Show acorns, berries and some trash
- How does a bear hibernate?
- Discuss den
trees, rock cavities, and tree snags
- Discuss how bears put on fat through
fall and body changes they experience
- Discuss how bears give birth during
- How do bears interact with humans?
- Tell about studies on bears and the
Cooperative Appalachian Bear Study in particular.
- Talk about trapping,
and den work
- Talk about VDGIF
- Show slides, trapping equipment
(maybe some old telemetry equipment)
- Ask for questions and if anyone has
a bear story
* slides will be incorporated