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  • Bibliography

    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, 23:6, June 1958, pp. 18-20.] Madison, 1958. View Full Entry
    Creed, William. Let's Show Blackie Some Respect!. [Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, June, 1958] 1958. View Full Entry
    Jackson, H. H. T.. Mammals of Wisconsin. Madison, 1961. 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)
    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
    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 (Full text available)

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    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.

    BEAR HUNTING KILL STATISTICS

    Wisconsin black bear kill, 1957-2019 Source: Wis. DNR Annual on-line Harvest Reports

    Year---Total 1957---460 1958---811 1959---665 1960---675 1961---337 1962---617 1963---579 1964---511 1965---308 1966---475 1967---541 1968---613 1969---752 1970---672 1971---791 1972---878 1973---606 1974---390 1975---539 1976---579 1977---631 1978---872 1979---737 1980---855 1981---1,234 1982---1,433 1983---934 1984---1,097 1985NoSeason 1986---503 1987---837 1988---1,125 1989---978
    1990---1,247 1991---1,219 1992---1,474 1993---1,258 1994---1,328 1995---1,737 1996---2,325 1997---2,178 1998---3,184 1999---2,881 2000---3,075 2001---2,986 2002---2,471 2003---2,905 2004---3,063 2005---2,645 2006---3,068 2007---2,797 2008---2,955 2009---4,009 2010---5,133 2011---4,257 2012---4,646 2013---3,952 2014---4,526 2015---4,198 2016---4,682 2017---4,159 2018---3,717 2019---3,679