Bear research and management is a priority for Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve because visitors greatly value bear-viewing opportunities, bears are long-lived animals with low reproductive rates, and bear-human conflicts are a rare but significant safety concern.
Bear Research and Management
Glacier Bay National Park Bear Goals
Glacier Bay Bear Program Annual Reports
For more information about past and future bear research, bear management protocols, and goals of the bear program, please read our annual Bear Program Reports.
2014 Bear Program Report
2011 Bear Program Report
2010 Bear Program Report
Last updated: November 8, 2016