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  • Bibliography

    Comprehensive References

    Creed, William. Let's Show Blackie Some Respect!. [Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 23:6, June 1958, pp. 18-20.] Madison, 1958. View Full Entry
    Jackson, H. H. T.. Mammals of Wisconsin. Madison, 1961. View Full Entry
    Olver, Linda. Bear in Mind. [Wisconsin Natural Resources, Vol. 33, #3, June 2009, pp. 16-19] Madison, 2009. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sanderson, Ivan. Living Mammals of the World. Garden City, New York, 1955. View Full Entry

    Major References

    Bauer, Erwin and Peggy. Predators of North America. New York, 1988. View Full Entry
    Conover, Adele. Getting to Know Black Bears. [Smithsonian, Apr 1983 p.87] Washington, 1983. View Full Entry
    Creed, William. Let's Show Blackie Some Respect!. [Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, June, 1958] 1958. View Full Entry
    Kohn, Bruce. Status and Management of Black Bears in Wisconsin. [Technical Bulletin No. 129] Madison, 1982. View Full Entry
    Ohio Division of Wildlife. Black Bear. [Life History Notes, Publication 378] Columbus, 1999. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Scott, W. E.. Black Bear in Wisconsin. [Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 12:11, Nov. 1947, pp. 3-10.] Madison, 1947. View Full Entry
    Wilson, Dave. Count on it. [Wisconsin Natural Resources, Vol. 35, #6, December 2011, pp. 13-17.] Madison, 2011. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Wise, Sherry. Black Bear, The (Ursus americanus). [PUBL-WM015 85] Madison, 1985. View Full Entry
    Wydeven, Adrian. Numbers Don't Add Up in Wolf-Hound Debate. [Milwaukee Journal-Sentenial, On Line, November 12, 2016] Milwaukee, 2016. View Full Entry

    Minor References

    Fanetti, Susan. My Dad...and the Bear..... [Blog [popping off] on the World Wide Web, posted June 26, 2012] San Francisco, 2012. View Full Entry (Full text available)
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    +++1963 SPECIAL HUNT

    A special hunt was planned in Star Lake to help balance the bear population, according to a note in Backward Glances, Vilas County News-Review, October 1, 2003.


    DNR Annual Black Bear Harvest Reports, available online at the DNR website, show the following numbers killed in Vilas County for the years shown:

         2014  82  (32 male, 44 female, 1 sex unknown)
         2015  69 (33 male, 36 female