Connect & Protect: Conserving Grizzly Bears in a Fragmented Landscape
Guest: Dr. Michael Proctor, independent research scientist and lead researcher for the Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project
Host: Joelle Burnie
Keywords: Grizzly Bears, Conservation, Fragmentation, Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project, Kootenay Connect, Kootenay Lake, Home Range, DNA, Genetics, Wildlife Corridors, Creston Valley, Bear Safe, Bear Spray, Berry Picking
Topics: Interesting facts and misconceptions about Grizzly Bears; Grizzly Bear populations in the Kootenays; fragmentation of local Grizzly Bear populations; Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project; Kootenay Connect; the importance of wildlife corridors; how to support local Grizzly Bear populations; how to stay safe in the backcountry
Music: "I'll Come and Find You" by Earl Hamilton- https://earlhamilton.bandcamp.com/album/blue-pearl-ep
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