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My first trip to a bear den

My first trip to a bear den

My adventure began about a year ago, in March 2010. Iā€™d heard tales from previous years, and I knew the season for bear denning was upon us. For a small-town girl from Mississippi, this was a chance of a lifetime!


Is that deer wearing a collar?

Is that deer wearing a collar?

I have learned some interesting things during the process of collaring and monitoring deer in northern Utah. The first and most significant thing is that in recent years, deer numbers have generally risen. I have also found that when the deer died ā€” if it wasn’t because of the winter weather ā€” it was often because they were hit by a vehicle.