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Research study sheds light on winter naps

 

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PROFESSOR TIM Ginnett attaches a radio collar to a black bear with four cubs near Mellen, Wis., as part of a continuing study.

Hello friends:

This week’s column is brought to you thanks to a bear research study conducted for the past 30 years in Ashland, Sawyer and Bayfield Counties. It is run by Tim Ginnett, an associate professor at the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Sunday, March 16

High 25, low minus 14

I met Margaret “Maggie” Heino back in the early 1990s, when professor Ray Anderson was running this study and also figuring out a way to get elk introduced into Wisconsin. All it took was one call to my friend Maggie, who is the chief logistics person for this op...



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