Living with Bears: A Practical Guide to Bear Country (1st Edition)

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PixyJack Press, 2006 - Nature - 255 pages
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With over 900,000 black bears roaming North America today, people from Florida to British Columbia are encountering bears more often, and as a result, human-bear conflicts are on the rise. Colorado author Linda Masterson dispels myths, replaces fear with respect, and lays the foundation for improving human-black bear relations with an inside look at the fascinating world of these highly intelligent, adaptable and resourceful animals.
 

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Contents

foreword
ix
prologue
xiii
chapter 1
17
chapter 2
25
chapter 3
39
chapter 4
53
chapter 5
63
chapter 6
77
chapter 13
161
chapter 14
175
chapter 15
183
chapter 16
201
chapter 17
206
chapter 18
218
chapter 19
230
acknowledgments
234

chapter 7
86
chapter 8
97
chapter 9
111
chapter 10
121
chapter 11
137
chapter 12
149
appendix
236
index
252
author bio
256
back cover
257
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About the author (2006)

Author and researcher Linda Masterson is an award-winning writer and the author of two popular books: Living With Bears Handbook, and Surviving Wildfire, a practical guidebook for homeowners born from real-world experience. Masterson has been a featured presenter at conferences and workshops, both for bears (International Bear Management Association) and wildfire (National Fire Protection Association). Her business background includes extensive experience in strategic planning, marketing and communications, including years as a creative director and senior vice president of Ketchum Communications. She is currently a partner in the firm Masterson & Phillips and lives on Florida’s southern Gulf Coast. Linda was a member of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Bear Aware team for more than a decade, and along with her husband Cory Phillips, has hiked through more than a hundred parks and forests throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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