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Action HM-A6:
Develop methods to collate available data from harvested bears and how to analyze that data


Summary of the Action:

Methods development to collate available data from harvested bears and how to analyze that data.


 Action Lead: 

Dave Gustine (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Action Contacts: 

Melissa Galicia (Environment and Climate Change Canada; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Erik Andersen (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Participants:

Polar Bear Range States members:

   
 United States:

Dave Gustine (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Erik Andersen (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Canada:

Caroline Ladanowski (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

Evan Richardson (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

Melissa Galicia (Environment and Climate Change Canada; Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Greenland: 

Fernando Ugarte (Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland, and IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group)

 

Invited expert:

   

University of Washington:

Eric Regehr

   

 


Duration of action:

January 2024 - November 2025


Deliverables/ output:

  • D1. White paper on methodology to collate and analyze available data from harvested bears.

Expected impact/outcome
(i.e., how the action will affect progress towards achieving the Objective):

Provide an understanding of information that can be gained from harvested bears to inform subpopulation status, as well as the type of study that may be required for a comprehensive subpopulation assessment. 


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