2023 CNR Spring Seminar Series

​Join the Wisconsin Center for Wildlife for the 2023 CNR Spring Seminar Series! We are proud to feature six speakers from around Wisconsin and around the country! The seminars in this series will focus on the cultural, scientific, or ecologic importance of Wisconsin's largest carnivore, the American Black Bear. 

All Seminars held in Trainer Natural Resources Building Room 170 unless otherwise noted
Thursdays, February 9 through March 16th, 4 PM

​All Seminars will be live-streamed via the College of Natural Resources YouTube Channel!

Join us live, March 30th at 4 pm on YouTube!
Click HERE​!

​February 9, 2023

Black Bear Management i​n Missouri


Science Branch Chief
Missouri Department of Conservation

Watch the Recording of this Seminar


March 2, 2023

Bridging the Gap Between Black Bear
Science and Policy at the Wisconsin Department
of Natural Resources


Large Carnivore and Elk Research Scientist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Watch the recording of this seminar

March 16, 2023

The Wisconsin Black Bear Project:
Celebrating 45 Years of Bears in the North Woods



​Associate Wildlife Professor
College of Natural Resources
UW-Stevens Point​​​

Watch the recording of this presentation HERE​!​​​​___________________________________________


​​​February 16, 2023

Black Bears in Wisconsin:
Living Alongside Our State's Largest Carnivore


​​Large Carnivore Specialist,
Wildlife Damage Specialist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources​​​

Watch the Recording of this Seminar

March 9, 2023

BearWise in Florida



 Bear Management Program Coordinator
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Watch the recording of this presentation HERE​


March 30, 2023

The Anishi​​naa​​be (Ojibwe)
and Makwa (Bear) Relationship


Carnivore Biologist/Graduate Student in Psychology
Ojibwe Tribal Member
of Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Watch the recording of this presentation​ HERE​!