These links have been provided for additional information on bears and bear conservation.
General black bear info:
NatureServe Explorer's Florida Black Bear Summary.
Bears of British Columbia (includes information about animal tracks).
Cove Bear, studio provides bear videos.
Living with Bears Handbook by Linda Masterson
Bear & People Interactions
Be Bear Aware and Wildlife Stewardship Campaign has excellent information on all facets of living and recreating in bear country.
BearInfosite has information on being Bear Aware, BearSmart, and Bear Safe.
SEAFWA's BearWise pages have information on how to create a BearWise community
Florida Black Bear and Wildlife Conservation Festival (Umatilla, FL)
Wakulla Wildlife Festival
Black Bear Photographers
For cool photos of Black Bears, check out these websites:
Denver Bryan Photos [keyword search black bear]
Bill Lea - Nature Photography
Team Husar Wildlife Photography
Alabama Black Bear Alliance
Appalachian Bear Center
Bear Trust International
Bears.org - North American Bear Center
Black Bear Conservation Committee for the Louisiana black bear.
Carnivore Conservation, all carnivore species of the world, including bears.
Get Bear Smart Society (formerly J. J. Whistler Bear Society).
Great Bear Foundation
International Association for Bear Research and Management (IBA)
North American Bear Foundation
Ursus International Conservation Institute
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