SARS-CoV-2 Advisory Resources for Handling Bears

Considerations on the potential reverse zoonotic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and research and management involving handling of free-ranging and captive bears during COVID-19 pandemic from The International Association for Bear Research and Management. 19 May 2020 Dear IBA Member, Given the extraordinary circumstances and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and health crisis, a team of IBA member scientists have prepared general …

Support IBA with Amazon Smile

Did you know that IBA is a registered charity through Amazon Smile? Make the most of Amazon’s amazing discounts on Black Friday by making all your purchases through https://smile.amazon.com. When you do, Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of all your sales to your nominated charity (hint: choose IBA!). It only takes three easy steps! Visit Amazon Smile and sign in with …

IBA Comments on Draft Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan/EIS Impact Statement, North Cascades Ecosystem, Washington, USA.

The International Association for Bear Research and Management submitted comments to the United States National Park Service on the Draft Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan/EIS Impact Statement, dated January 2017. You can view the letter by clicking here. The letter was submitted electronically on October 23rd, 2019. This letter was appoved and voted in by Council for submission on October 22, …