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Canadian expert on human-bear conflicts to give four talks in greater Yellowstone area

Police Officer Christopher Pekema, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Washington state, right, holds on to Mishka, a Karelian bear dog, as Washington Fish and Wildlife officials release a black bear Aug. 3, 2011, in a remote area of the Cascade Range.

Honeyman will discuss lessons learned from innovative work with grizzly bears in Alberta, including aversive conditioning, managing waste and other attractants, herd and flock management practices to reduce livestock predation, and use of deterrents. He will also cover the use of Karelian bear dogs in deterring bears. Continue Reading →

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