For the first time since 1996, expert biologists have confirmed a grizzly bear sighting in the North Cacades! The confirmation was based on photographs (including the one shown below) taken by a hiker, who was compelled to share the images with authorities. This is a very exciting development as we prepare to continue our bear surveys in the North Cascades this summer.
Read the story in the July 1, 2011 issue of the Seattle Times.
Black bear sow and cub help launch the 2011 summer field season