Weekly Update: Kodiak Brown Bear Trust Annual Report

The Kodiak Brown Bear Trust (KBBT) has been conserving Kodiak brown bears and their wilderness habitat since 1981. SCI Foundation has partnered with KBBT since 2012 on a population research study on Sitkalidak Island. Sitkalidak, located in the western Gulf of Alaska, is the third largest island in the Kodiak archipelago. Genetic isolation, combined with …

Weekly Update: Kodiak Brown Bear Project

In 2012, SCI Foundation partnered with the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust (KBBT) to assist with research and management for brown bears on Sitkalidak Island in the western Gulf of Alaska. The study’s results pointed to a robust and growing bear population.  However, researchers wanted to learn more information about the island’s bear population. Ten adult …

Weekly Update: Kodiak Brown Bear Trust Yearly Report

In 2012, SCI Foundation partnered with the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust (KBBT) to assist with research and conservation management on Sitkalidak Island in the western Gulf of Alaska. The study estimated bear populations on the island and learned survival and reproduction of the bears. The KBBT recently provided an update on their findings over the …

Sitkalidak Island Brown Bear Project Update

Kodiak Island Archipelago, Alaska The objective of this study is to estimate size of the brown bear population on Sitkalidak Island and to determine basic movement and resource use patterns.  The study has benefited from excellent cooperation among partners:  Kodiak Brown Bear Trust, Safari Club International Foundation, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Old Harbor …