Bears in Glacier Bay National Park and PreserveSightings, Human Interactions, and Research 2010-2017
Natural Resource Report NPS/GLBA/NRR—2020/2134
Click here to read the report, released June 2020 (3.5mb pdf)
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.
Glacier Bay National Park Bear Goals
The following projects help to better understand bears in the park:
Last updated: June 24, 2020