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!
With an estimated 16,000 bears in Colorado, one of the state’s most celebrated towns sits in the heart of bear habitat.
Colorado has a healthy population of bears. There are 16,000 to 18,000 bears roaming around looking for food from April to Thanksgiving.
Another photographer in Colorado has captured a great image of a bear falling from a tree.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Learn more about bears in Colorado and find a helpful set of links in the Bear Week Resources page.