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Author Mazur, Rachel.

Title Speaking of bears : the bear crisis and a tale of rewilding from Yosemite, Sequoia, and other national parks / Rachel Mazur.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  599.78 MAZ    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  599.78 MAZUR    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 281 pages : maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-270) and index.
Contents The demise of the grizzly bear in California -- A primer on black bear biology -- Enter the visitors -- Buying off the bears -- From bear pits to trash cans -- From trash cans to cars -- Closing the dumps -- Two styles of controversy -- Reasearch in Yosemite -- Research in Sequoia -- Being proactive : food and trash -- Being proactive : education and enforcement -- Being reactive : trapping, immobilization, and marking -- Being reactive : relocation, hazing, and aversive conditioning -- Oversight and implementation -- From cars to people : injuries -- Continued problems, continued destruction -- Historic backcountry use and incidents -- Beginning of the counterbalance -- End of the counterbalance -- Sneaking lockers into the backcountry -- Backcountry research and the invention of the canister -- Funding : two different styles -- Modern committees, research, and plans -- Being proactive : take II Being reactive ; take II -- Modern decisions on destruction -- Hidden death trap -- Back in the backcountry -- The issues of today and the propects for tomorrow.
Subject Human-bear encounters -- California -- Sierra Nevada -- History.
Bears -- Control -- California -- Sierra Nevada -- History.
National parks and reserves -- California -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Management -- History.
Bears -- Control. (OCoLC)fst00829305
Human-bear encounters. (OCoLC)fst01764025
National parks and reserves -- Management. (OCoLC)fst01033667
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
United States -- Sierra Nevada. (OCoLC)fst01310392
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781493008223

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