9th Western Black Bear Workshop

Suggested Citation:
Author Name(s). 2006. Article Title. Pages X-XX in L. E. Harding and F. S. Winslow, editors. Proceedings of the 9th Western Black Bear Workshop, April 19-22, 2006, Raton, New Mexico, USA.

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Table of Contents

Oral Presentations

Welcome: Joe Apache, Mayor, City of Raton; Bruce Thompson, Director, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish; Joanna Prukop, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources for New Mexico; Don DeLorenzo, Director, Wildlife, Fish and Rare Plants, Southwestern Region, United States Forest Service.

Panel Discussion: Black Bear Management in a Human Dominated Landscape. Panel Members; Bob Holder, Colorado Division of Wildlife Resources; Gerry Perry, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, Marv Jenson, Turner Enterprises;; Jan Hayes, Sandia Mountain Bear Watch.

Technical Session, Biology and Physiology

Rodriguez Martinez, A., C. N. Moreno Arzate, and C. A. Lopez Gonzalez. 2006. Spatial ecology and population Structure of Endangered Black Bears (Ursus americanus) in Mexico. P. 8-19.  PDF>>>

McKinney, B. R., and J. A. Delgadillo Villalobos. 2006. Population dynamics and movements of black bears in northern Coahuila, Mexico. P. 20.  PDF>>>

McKinney, B. R., and J. A. Delgadillo Villalobos. 2006. Preliminary report on Maderas del Carmen Black Bear study, Coahuila, Mexico. P. 21-28.  PDF>>>

Auger, J., L. E. Harding, J. D. Heward, H. L. Black, and K. D. Bunnell. 2006. Differential fitness in female American black bears: management implications. P. 29.  PDF>>>

Auger, J., L. E. Harding, H. L. Black, J. D. Heward, and K. D. Bunnell. 2006. Reproduction of black bears on the East Tavaputs Plateau, Utah. P. 30-44.  PDF>>>

Haroldson, M.A., and K.A. Gunther. 2006. Relationship between white bark pine cone production and roadside bear viewing opportunities in Yellowstone National Park, 1994-2004. P. 45.  PDF>>>

Inman, R. M., C. M. Costello, D. E. Jones, K. H. Inman, B. C. Thompson, and H. B. Quigley. 2006. Denning chronology and hunter harvest of black bears in New Mexico. P. 46.  PDF>>>

Technical Session, Human Interactions

Vaske, J. J., A. W. Don Carlos, and A. D. Bright. 2006. Judgments of responsibility in human-bear interactions. P. 47-53.  PDF>>>

Baruch-Mordo, S., S. W. Breck, and K. R. Wilson. 2006. Modeling predictors of black bear-human conflicts in Colorado. P. 54.  PDF>>>

McCurdy, K., Dr. S. Martin, and T. Seher. 2006. Food for thought: backpackers attitudes about wilderness food storage in Yosemite National Park. P. 55-65.  PDF>>>

Ziegltrum, G.J. 2006. Cost effectiveness of the black bear supplemental feeding program in western Washington. P. 66.  PDF>>>

Costello, C. M., D. E. Jones, K. H. Inman, R. M. Inman, R. A. Deitner, B. C. Thompson, and H. B. Quigley. 2006. A spatial analysis of potential and realized black bear-human conflict in New Mexico. P. 67-68.  PDF>>>

State and Provincial Status Reports

McKinney, B. R., J. A. Delgadillo Villalobos. 2006. Mexico black bear status report. P. 69-72.  PDF>>>

Beausoleil, R. A., and D. A. Martorello. 2006. Washington black bear status report. P. 73-81.  PDF>>>

Nadeau, S. 2006. Idaho black bear status report. P. 82.  PDF>>>

Bunnell, K. D. 2006. Utah black bear status report. P. 83.  PDF>>>

Winslow, R. 2006. New Mexico black bear status report. P. 83.  PDF>>>

Moody, D. S. 2006. Wyoming black bear status report. P. 84-95.  PDF>>>

Technical Session, Techniques

Hatch, K. A., J. Auger, H. Billings, E. Olson, B. L. Roeder, K. Bunnell, and H. Black. 2006. Understanding the nutritional ecology of free-ranging Utah black bears (Ursus americanus) using stable isotope techniques. P. 96.  PDF>>>

Pederson, J. C., and K. Bunnell. 2006. Utah black bear (Ursus americanus) population estimates using noninvasive genetic techniques. P. 97.  PDF>>>

Technical Session, Human Interactions

Spencer, R., and R. Beausoliel. 2006. Survey of North American agency protocols regarding black bear management and human interactions.  P. 98.  PDF>>>

Dunn, W. C., J. H. Elwell, and G. Tunberg. 2006. Safety in bear country: is the message getting through? P. 99.  PDF>>>

Nadeau, S. 2006. Habituation, food conditioning, and other terms used and misused by bear managers. P. 100.  PDF>>>

Williams, C., S. Breck, J. P. Breckman, C. W. Lackey, S. Matthews, and J. Beecham. 2006. Investigating the role of social learning in problem black bears using genetic relatedness analysis. P. 101.  PDF>>>

Poster Presentations

Hayes, J. 2006. Sandia Mountain Bearwatch, a New Mexico bear conservation group. P. 102.  PDF>>>

Delgadillo Villalobos, J. A., and B. R. McKinney. 2006. Diet comparison of two Chihuahuan Desert black bear populations. P. 103.  PDF>>>

Mazur, R. 2006. Backpacker use of bear-resistant canisters and lockers at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. P. 104.  PDF>>>

McCurdy, K., S. Martin, and T. Seher. 2006. Food storage regulations in the Yosemite Wilderness: implication for bears and backpackers. P. 105.  PDF>>>

Peterson, B. 2006. Developing an education and awareness program to reduce bear and human conflict in your community. P. 106.  PDF>>>

Hopkins, J., S. Lisius, V. Seher, S. Breck, and N. Lance. 2006. Evaluation of a new aversive conditioning treatment to manage bears in Yosemite National Park. P. 107.  PDF>>>

Porter, B. 2006. High black bear harvests in a temperate rainforest. P. 108.  PDF>>>

Proceedings Only

Greenleaf, S. S., R. G. Wright, J. J. Beecham, S. Matthews, and H. Malia Leithead. 2006.  Fecal analysis of black bears in Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National park, California, 2001 -2002. P. 109-128.  PDF>>>

Allen, M. 2006. Reproductive rates of human-habituated female black bears at Whistler Ski Resort in Southwestern British Columbia, 1996~2005. P. 129.   PDF>>>