Tag Archives: Maine black bears

Bear fitted with video collar in Unity College study

After two years of effort, students and faculty members working on the Unity College bear study project have successfully fitted a captured bear with a video collar. According to a Unity press release, a 180-pound male bear was captured and fitted with the collar on June 12. The bear is already being tracked by GPS, […]

Don’t give bears a reason to visit

Ah, spring. The flowers are blooming. The bees are buzzing. The sun is shining. And the bears are out in your backyard, eating all your bird seed. I can hear you now: “Bears? I don’t have a bear problem! We don’t have any bears in our neighborhood.” Don’t be so sure. Bears have recently awoken from […]