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NEW IN 2019 ARE YOU THERE, BROWN BEAR?


New in 2019

Are You There, Brown Bear? iNaturalist Project by Mike Fitz, Project Curator

Click the link above to learn more and join the iNaturalist Project curated by Mike Fitz




Daily Recaps of Bearcam and Brooks Camp Events for 2019:

Recaps for each day, including relevant photos, videos, and other submissions can be found by clicking the dates below:

(Note:  Links to daily pages will be added as those pages are created throughout the season.)

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2019 Bears Observed During Official Bear Monitoring Sessions:

2020 Season KNP&P Ranger Naomi Boak announced the 2019 Bears Observed During Official Bear Monitoring Sessions List to cam viewers in her June 20, 2020 13:08 comment :  

2019 Season Climate Change Impacts:

Stacey Schmeidel, cam viewer and multiple season KNP&P Volunteer-In-Park hosted a presentation “Fat Bears, Warm Waters and the World’s Last Great Salmon Run” on February 15, 2020 where she discussed some of the changes observed at Brooks Camp due to the higher than normal air temperatures and higher than normal water temperatures.  Those changes included:

Fireweed bloomed earlier

Bears got their winter coats two weeks later

2019 Season Highlights Videos:

Fishing Brooks Falls 2019

Deanna Dittloff (aka deelynnd) created this video of bears fishing at Brooks Falls during the 2019 season.:

Fishing_at_Brooks_Falls_2019_by_Deanna_Dittloff_(aka_deelynnd)

Fishing at Brooks Falls 2019 by Deanna Dittloff (aka deelynnd)

The Lastest Genetics Study Information Available from KNP&P Staff:

The following is the lastest information we have available from current & former KNP&P staff regarding past & present genetics studies on the bears that are known to use / previously use the Brooks River.  We are awaiting 2018 and 2019 season information from Ranger Michael Saxton or other KNP&P staff.  This list was last updated on July 17, 2018 at 00:56 AKDT by LTC.  The details obtained to create the chart below were obtained partially from the sources that are linked below the 3 photos below :

2005 & 2006:  RANGER TAMARA OLSON, KNP&P WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST STUDY INFO ~ SPECIAL THANKS TO RANGER JEANNE FOR PROVIDING THIS INFORMATION!!

2016:  GENETICS STUDY BLOG w/LIST OF BEARS DARTED 2016.10.18

2017:  LIST OF BEARS DARTED FROM RANGER DAVE COMMENT 2017.11.09

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FOR USE WHEN ADDING INDIVIDUAL'S BROOKS CAMP TRIP PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE BEARCAM WIKI:

Permission to use photographs on the bearcam wiki:

BeckyMeyer:

Cam viewer and Brooks Camp visitor BeckyMeyer granted permission to use her photos on the Wiki. Trip to Brooks was September 14-September 15, 2019.

Please request BeckyMeyer's permission prior to using her photographs!

Ryan009:

Cam viewer and annual Brooks Camp visitor ryan009

Please request ryan009's permission prior to using his photographs! 

2019.07.06 trip

2018.07.03 trip

2017.07.09  trip

DanteV2000:

Brooks Camp visitor DanteV2000 , August 5, 2019 trip is one of their dates.

Please request DanteV2000's permission  prior to using their photographs! 

Bonnie Hankins (aka NutsBoutBears )

Please request Bonnie Hankins' (aka NutsBoutBears) permission prior to using her photographs!

2017 Trip to Brooks Camp (7/23/2017 was one of her days ther e)
2019 Trip to Brooks Camp (September 13, 2019 - September 16, 2019)
2020 Trip to Brooks Camp (Need dates)
2021 Trip to Brooks Camp (August)

Carrie59

Please request carrie59's permission prior to using her photographs!

September 2019 Trip to Brooks Camp (September 8, 2019 & September 10, 2019 were 2 of those dates)

ElaineDE / ElaineInDE:(July 20-22, 2017 Trip to Brooks Camp)

Request Elaine's permission for each individual photograph / group of photographs she shares.  She has granted permission for individual comments where she has shared her July 2017 photographs, but has not granted blanket permission for all of her photographs to be used.  A link to the comment granting permission for each photograph / group of photographs is included each time Elaine grants permission.

Please request ElaineDE's permission prior to using her photographs!  (Need each specific comment to link on the word permission)

Holly Sweet (Sad Bear):

Please request Holly Sweet's permission prior to using her 480 Otis photograph!

Izzy52

Please request Izzy52's permission prior to using her photographs!    (to LTC)

Please request Izzy52's permission prior to using her photographs!     (to Mazey)

August 9, 2019 & August 10, 2019 Trip to Brooks Camp

Kacko & Goof_n

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August 2, 2019 - August 5, 2019 trip to Brooks Camp

Kam (August 2019 Trip to Brooks Camp, August 7-August 12, 2019)

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Kara Stenberg: (Works for Brooks Lodge 2012 - 2019)

Please request Kara Stenberg's permission prior to using her photographs!

Note:  Kara Stenberg's permission was provided directly to LTC and Anna-Marie Gantt.  

Lesleezee:

Please request Lesleezee's permission prior to using her photographs!

Lovethebears / Lovethebears1 (Lori)

2019 Brooks Camp Trip July 9, 2019 - July 12, 2019

Please request Lori's (aka Lovethebears) permission prior to using her photographs!

Melissa Freels:

Please request Melissa Freels' permission prior to using her photographs!  

Naomi Boak / 2019 Season NPS Photos / 2019 Katmai Conservancy Ranger Naomi Boak:

Permission to use her NPS photos posted on the bearcam comments   

"Just assume that all my photos are credited NPS Photo/N. Boak. Some won't be, but that's okay. And yes, if I post here, you can always use on the Wiki. I'm not possessive as long as the photos are credited as above."

NW Bear Love 92~ July 2019 Trip to Brooks Camp (July 7, 2019 was one of the days)

Update: On 2/13/2010 NWBearLove92 gave their permission to add any of their photos to the Bearcam Wikipedia.

Please request NWBearLove92's permission prior to using any of their photographs!

274 Overflow & 480 Otis photos only

Please request NW Bear Love 92's permission prior to using their photographs of 480 Otis!

Please request NW Bear Love 92's permission prior to using their photographs of 274 Overflow!

On 3/4/2020 Scammin gave permission to post his photographs.

Please request Scammin's permission prior to using his photographs!

Ratna Narayan:

Please request Ratna Narayan's permission prior to using her photographs!

September 14, 2018 - September 17, 2018 Trip to Brooks Camp

RiverPA: (Welcome to add any of her photographs on her flickr to the Bearcam wiki pages )

Please request Lee's (aka RiverPApermission prior to using her photographs !

Lee's September 2017 Flickr album link
Lee's June 2018 Flickr album link
Lee's September 2018 Flickr album link 

Ron & Linda Klein (Kacko's Brother & Sister-In-Law) (July 2015 trip to Brooks Camp)

Please request Ron & Linda Klein's permission prior to using their photographs!

Scammin: (Need July 2017 Brooks Camp trip dates, July 23, 2017 was one of the dates. Dates were July 22-July 24, 2017 Mazey 4/13/2020).

Please request Scammin's permission prior to using their photographs!

Scammin and jstducky Brooks Camp dates were July 22-July 24, 2017

Scooch :

Please request Scooch's permission prior to using her photographs!    (to LTC)

Please request Scooch's permission prior to using her photographs!     '(to Mazey)

September 14, 2019 - September 18, 2019 Trip to Brooks Camp

TDown:

Please request TDown's permission prior to using their photographs!

moskelbear granted permission to use their photos on 6/12/2020.  August 7, 2019 was one day of their trip.

Please request moskelbear's permission prior to using their photographs!

Truman Everts 

Please request Truman Everts' permission prior to using his photographs!

2016 Trip to Brooks Camp July 16, 2016 - July 21, 2016
2017 Trip to Brooks Camp June 24, 2017 - July 8, 2017
2018 Trip to Brooks Camp June 24, 2018 - July 8, 2018
2019 Trip to Brooks Camp June 24, 2019 - July 8, 2019
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