Bear Week

Bear Week

‘Bear Week’ On CBS4

Bear Week was a six-part series that aired on CBS4 News at 10 p.m. in May. Look for a full half hour special based on the reports coming up soon on CBS4!

05/31/2012

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Aspen Sits In Heart Of Bear Country

With an estimated 16,000 bears in Colorado, one of the state’s most celebrated towns sits in the heart of bear habitat.

05/25/2012

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What To Do When Encountering A Bear

Colorado has a healthy population of bears. There are 16,000 to 18,000 bears roaming around looking for food from April to Thanksgiving.

05/24/2012

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Bear Falls From Tree In Steamboat After Being Tranquilized

Another photographer in Colorado has captured a great image of a bear falling from a tree.

05/24/2012

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Wildlife Officials Hope Grizzly Bears Stay Out Of Colorado

The Teton Mountain Range in Wyoming is home to countless species. More than four million people go there every year and most are looking for the same thing — grizzlies.

05/23/2012

Randy Hampton with CBS4's Jennifer Brice (credit: CBS)

Expert Answers Viewer Questions About Bears

This week on CBS4 News it’s been “Bear Week.” Colorado Parks and Wildlife says this summer will be the worst season for bears in 10 years.

05/23/2012

Ed Wiseman (credit: CBS4 File)

Man Recounts A Fight For Life With Colorado’s Last Grizzly

It was the last day of bow hunting season for elk, and an outfitter by the name of Ed Wiseman was guiding hunters into a remote area along the Continental Divide east of Pagosa Springs in the Southern San Juan Mountains.

05/23/2012

A bear cub goes through the rehabilitation process. (credit: CBS4 File)

Good Question: Does Rehabbing Bears Work?

Colorado wildlife officials and a private wildlife foundation have been working together for years to rehabilitate orphaned bear cubs, and their projected success rate is pretty impressive.

05/22/2012

Boo Boo and Yogi Bear (credit: CBS)

Moody Looks At How Hollywood Has Affected Our Perception Of Bears

As CBS4’s “Bear Week” coverage has continued, Critic at Large Greg Moody had a question — How has Hollywood affected how we look at bears as well as wildlife in general?

05/22/2012

Bear Week

Bear Week Resources

Learn more about bears in Colorado and find a helpful set of links in the Bear Week Resources page.

05/22/2012

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