University of Tennessee Continues Monitoring Black Bear Populations Across the Southeast

5/31/18 ;
Kristy Keel-Black

University of Tennessee student and SACBS research field manager Sam Millman (center, crouching) explains the sample collection procedure to other participants in the 2017 Southern Appalachian Cooperative Bear Study (SACBS), a research program collecting population data of Appalachian black bears. SACBS is currently in its second and final year in which research technicians, students and volunteers are working to collect hair samples of black bears in North Carolina. ​Photo by K. Keel-Blackmon, courtesy UTIA.