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Bear Safari in Sonoma County: Nov. 20, 2022
Join the North Bay Bear Collaborative (NBBC) and its Lead Scientist Meghan Walla-Murphy on a special day to learn how to track bears in the field. This one-of-a-kind fundraiser will be held at the Pepperwood Preserve and all proceeds will go to the NBBC's efforts to...
POSTPONED: Bear Safari to Support the NBBC
Bear Safari: Learn about black bears in the wild, enjoy a sumptuous gourmet meal and support the North Bay Bear Collaborative.
Kicking off Bear Season in Sonoma Valley
Kicking off Bear Season in Sonoma Valley By Teri Shore, Volunteer, North Bay Bear Collaborative The NBBC The North Bay Bear Collaborative is a working group of agencies, non-profit conservation groups, landowners, and individuals committed to being proactive liaisons...
Where are the bears? The North Bay Bear Collaborative seeks to find out.
Black bear population and range in Sonoma and Napa counties seem to have increased over the last few years.
Bears in Your Area?
Over the past few years, bears have moved into the Mayacamas, and are now becoming a regular neighbor of our wildlands. They are more visible in this season, (May, June, July) when juvenile bears disperse.
As bears move into Sonoma County, advocates seek to keep them safe, wild
With the increased presence of bears around the wild edges of Sonoma County in recent years has come a budding movement to prepare for their expansion south, in a bid to keep them wild and safe.
Network of North Coast wildlife cameras aiding science and conservation
Scores of motion-activated wildlife cameras, strategically positioned to capture movement 24 hours a day, are capturing images of the elusive creatures that live on the margins of civilization, what researchers refer to as the “rural-urban interface.”