Habitat Restoration Ensures Bears Have Space to Survive

Bear at sunset
Coastal brown bear at sunset

NPS Photo / G. Martinez

Bears, like all animals, require adequate habitat for food, water, shelter, and a place to rear their young. National parks may serve as core areas of habitat for bears, but in many cases may not be large enough to meet all of a bear's needs. The National Park Service is improving habitat in parks and working with neighbors to ensure bears have access to the habitat they need to survive.

Last updated: April 18, 2016


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