Tag Archives: Bill Leacock

Kodiak Biologists to Conduct Bear Population Survey

A female (sow) pauses at the edge of a waterfall, surveying potential fishing opportunities. Lisa Hupp/USFWS Kayla Desroches/KMXT The spring bear hunting season closed Monday, and that means it’s time for local biologists to do their bear survey. Every year, if the weather allows, they choose a sample area to fly over to get an estimate of the season’s bear …

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Talk of the Rock: Bear Study in Southwest Kodiak

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches talks with the University of Montana’s Will Deacy and the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge’s Bill Leacock, who’ve been studying the bear population in southwest Kodiak for the last few years. They talk about salmon runs, bear diets, and the patterns they’ve observed in the area. Edit 6/28: The Kodiak National Wildlife …

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