2023 CNR Spring Seminar Series

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

​All Seminars were live-streamed via the College of Natural Resources YouTube Channel. Find the links to the recordings below!

​February 9, 2023

Black Bear Management ​i​n Missouri


Science Branch Chief
Missouri Department of Conservation



Watch this seminar full-screen​ HERE​


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 this seminar full-screen​ HERE​!

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 this seminar full-screen 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 this seminar full-screen​ HERE​!


March 9, 2023

BearWise in Florida


 Bear Management Program Coordinator
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Watch this seminar full-screen​ 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 this seminar full-screen​​ HERE​!