Conservation Corner: New Research Identifies Breeding Grizzly Bear Habitat
October 1, 2014
Wild Lands Advocate article, October 2014, by Niki Wilson. Conservation efforts need to focus on breeding habitats. Alberta ecologists developed a tool to accurately chart where and what landscape types female grizzlies prefer to breed. Breeding grizzlies are found more often in high alpine areas. This knowledge could be used to expand the focus of grizzly conservation beyond preventing poaching and railway or highway kills.