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Julia Bevins, Chair - Bear Conservation Fund
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Thank you for your support!
In 2015 the Bear Conservation Fund supported 11 Research & Conservation grants and 1 Experience & Exchange grant (sloth bear-human conflict in India), totaling $71,000.00 USD. Our BCF Annual Report provides brief descriptions of what those grants accomplished. All of these projects took hundreds of hours of legwork in the field, searching for bear sign, interviewing and educating people, setting and checking traps and hair snares, monitoring radio-collared animals, and conducting vegetation surveys. All represent BCF dollars at work.
Download the 2016 BCF Annual Report here>>>
Our special thanks this year go to the following:
FRED DEAN MEMORIAL
...and other generous donors who wish to remain anonymous. This donor list reflects the 2014-2015 funding cycle, ending February 14, 2015.
The Bear Conservation Fund is pleased to announce a new legacy donor for 2015:
* A donor-advised internal endowment