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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Animals - Bears

Conservation of Grizzly Bears in British Columbia: Background Report

Discusses the historic and current status of grizzly bears, explains how they and their habitat are managed, and identifies needed improvements to management. Focuses on the effects of hunting, land-use decisions, inadequate management of garbage, and intolerance of bears by humans.

1995; 70 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2540-9; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

A Future for the Grizzly

Explains the components of the province’s grizzly bear conservation strategy.

1995; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

A Future for the Grizzly: British Columbia Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy

Outlines a strategy for management and recovery of grizzly bear populations in British Columbia.

1995; 15 pp.; ISBN 07726-2537-9; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests; ORDER CODE: MR 2545 OR
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/grzz/grst.html

Grizzly Bear Habitat of the Flathead River Area: Expanded Legend

E.C. Lea , B.L. Fuhr, L.E. Lacelle; 1988; 24 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $3.06; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: WR-38

Khutzeymateen Valley Grizzly Bear Study: Final Report

Reports on the data collected on the grizzly bears in the Khutzeymateen Valley to estimate the population density and determine habitat value. Can be used to evaluate the impact of proposed land use scenarios on grizzly bears and their habitat.

A.G. Machutchon, S.Himmer, C.A. Bryden; 1993; 120 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-7400-0; MoF; technical; Wildlife Habitat Report 31; $15.12, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000137 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/mr/whr031.htm

Managing for Bears in Forested Environments

Summaries of papers presented at a workshop held October 17–19, 2000, in Revelstoke, British Columbia discussing such topics as bear population census techniques, forestry and bears, and ways to resolve human/bear conflicts.

Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology; 2000; 41 pp.; technical; proceedings; $20.00; confirm price; available from:
COLUMBIA MOUNTAINS INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ECOLOGY OR http://www.cmiae.org

A Methodology for Grizzly Bear Habitat Assessment in British Columbia

Provides a method of mapping the extent and quality of grizzly bear habitat in the province.

B.L. Fuhr, D.A. Demarchi; 1990; 36 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-1171-8; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $3.78; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: B-67 OR PDF (478KB)

Saving Berries for the Bears

Explains a new adaptive approach to silviculture in the province’s mainland coastal valleys designed to maintain and restore important grizzly bear habitat and produce high-value timber.

B. I’Anson; 1995; 6 pp.; MoF, Silviculture Branch; non-technical; brochure; 21.5x28 cm; available from Web Only: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/standman/bear/bear01.htm

Mammals in British Columbia

Describes the taxonomy, distribution, physical appearance, habitat use, diet, and behaviour of different mammals, and outlines specific mammal management policy.

Black Bears in British Columbia

MoELP; 2001; Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; no charge; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Safety Guides

Provides tips to ensure that encounters with bears and cougars in the wild are positive and free from conflict.

Safety Guide to Bears in the Wild

1996; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 10x23 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests OR http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/documents/bearwld.htm

Standards for Components of British Columbia’s Biodiversity

Provincial protocols for conducting population inventory of a species group at three levels: 1) presence/ not detected, 2) relative abundance, and 3) absolute abundance. Several manuals have an associated set of dataforms, and a general dataform appendix containing generic codes and forms also exists for use with any manual.

Bears, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 84 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3544-7; technical; $8.82, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000648 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/bears/index.htm

 

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