Y2Y turns science into action to produce tangible conservation results. They focus on development of comprehensive, large-landscape scale conservation strategies for grizzly bears, birds, and fish, and work to expand public awareness and education.
Our mission is to develop a bear education and conservation program through a collaborative effort that includes residents, property owners, visitors, government agencies, private non-profit organizations and the local business community.
Working with biologist Lynn Rogers, Ph.D. the Wildlife Research Institute is conducting the longest and most detailed black bear study and the largest educational outreach program ever for black bears. Research focuses on improving coexistence between
The Bear Alliance is a project of Animal Alliance of Canada initially set up to ban the spring bear hunt in Ontario. We continue to use our broad coalition of bear experts, organizations and supporters in further initiatives to help bears.
The Wind River Bear Institute’s (WRBI’s) “Partners in Life” program is founded and led by veteran bear biologist Carrie Hunt. This Program teaches bears and people to coexist by using highly trained and carefully selected Karelian Bear Dogs.
“This kind of program will make a huge contribution toward involving and educating the public in ways that will minimize unwanted killing of bears by preventing human-bear conflict before it develops. – Dr. Stephen Herrero, Bear Expert and University
The Get Bear Smart Society (GBS), based in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, champions progressive management policies that reduce both the number of human-bear conflicts and the number of bears destroyed.
The HSUS’s Wildlife Abuse Campaign promotes the humane treatment of wildlife by educating the public and lawmakers on the cruelty inherent in sport hunting and targeting the most reprehensible practices.