ESGB Final Report

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To view or download the complete report click the link Final Report of the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project (276 pages; PDF file, 14.7 MB).

You also have the option of viewing or downloading individual chapters and sections (see table below). Click on the PDF icon to the right of the title to open each PDF file.
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Suggested means of citing this document
Herrero, Stephen (editor). 2005. Biology, demography, ecology and management of
grizzly bears in and around Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country: The final report of the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project. Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Suggested means of citing chapters or sections of this document
S. Stevens, and M. Gibeau. 2005. Research methods regarding capture, handling
and telemetry. Pages 17-19 in S. Herrero, editor. Biology, demography, ecology and management of grizzly bears in and around Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country: The final report of the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project. Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Note: some large chapters have been divided to keep file size manageable for downloading.

Chapter

Title

Pages

File Size
Front Cover, How to
Cite, Title
Page,
Dedication, Supporters, Contributors, Preface

8 288 KB
Abstract (Summary) 12 117 KB
Table of Contents +
List of Figures and Tables
7 89 KB
Chapter 1 The Eastern Slopes
Grizzly Bear Project and science-based Grizzly Bear Conservation
10 429 KB
Chapter 2 Study Areas 6 579 KB
Chapter 3 Research Methods
regarding Capture, Handling and Telemetry
3 152 KB
Chapter 4 Grizzly Bear Capture
Success and Morphology
4 140 KB
Chapter 5 Population Characteristics

Section 1 Grizzly Bear Demographics in and around Banff
National Park and Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Section 2 Grizzly Bear Demographics in and around Banff
National Park and Kananaskis Country — Postscript for 2003-2004

Section 3 Grizzly Bear Population Density Estimates within
the Central Rockies Ecosystem

Section 4 The Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project’s
Population Viability Assessment for the Central Rockies Ecosystem

32 633 KB
Chapter 6 Additional Grizzly Bear Mortality Analyses

Section 1 Introduction

Section 2 Mortality of Grizzly Bears in the Bow River
Watershed

Section 3 Grizzly Bear Mortality and Human Access in Banff
and Yoho National Parks, 1972-98

16 443 KB
Chapter 6
(cont.)
Additional Grizzly Bear Mortality Analyses (cont.)

Section 4 Grizzly Bear Mortality and Human Access in the
Central Rockies Ecosystem of Alberta and British Columbia,
1972/1976-2002

22 800 KB
Chapter 6
(cont.)
Additional Grizzly Bear Mortality Analyses (cont.)

Section 5 Modelling the spatial Distribution of human-caused
Grizzly Bear Mortalities in the Central Rockies Ecosystem of Canada

16 560 KB
Chapter 6
(cont.)
Additional Grizzly Bear Mortality Analyses (cont.)

Section 6 Spatial and temporal Analysis of human-caused
Grizzly Bear Mortalities and their Density in the Central Rockies
Ecosystem, 1972/78-2002

14 1.6 MB
Chapter 7 East Slopes Grizzly
Bear Fragmentation based on genetic Analyses
8 494 KB
Chapter 8 Nutritional and hormonal Status of some
Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project Bears and possible Links to low
reproductive Output

Section 1 Nutritional and Hormonal Status of some Eastern
Slopes Grizzly Bear Project Bears and possible Links to low
reproductive Output

Section 2 Study Area and Trapping Location

Section 3 Comparison of select Health Data between the
Eastern Slopes (ESGBP) and the Foothills Model Forest Grizzly Bear
Projects (FMFGBP)

Section 4 Diet of some Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project
Bears as determined using stable Isotope Analysis

10 165 KB
Chapter 9 Home Range Analysis 10 1.8 MB
Chapter
10
Resource Selection by Female Grizzly Bears

Section 1 Context to Resource Selection Models for female
Grizzly Bears in the Eastern Slopes based on coarse-filter and
fine-filter approaches

Section 2 Greenness and Security for female Grizzly Bears

8 1.7 MB
Chapter
10 (cont.)
Resource Selection by Female Grizzly Bears (cont.)

Section 3 Resource Selection by female Grizzly Bears with
Consideration to heterogeneous Landscape Pattern and Scale

Section 4 Comparison of Results regarding Resource Selection
Models for female Grizzly Bears in the Eastern Slopes based on
coarse-filter and fine-filter Approaches

20 800 KB
Chapter
11
Grizzly Bear Response
to Human Use
12 266 KB
Chapter
12
Habitat Effectiveness
and Security Area Analysis
7 487 KB
Chapter
13
Implications of
historical, current, and likely future Trajectories of human
Landuses and Population Growth to Grizzly Bears in the Alberta
Portion of the CRE
22 2.7 MB
Chapter
14
Denning 3 196 KB
Chapter
15
Management
Recommendations: Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project Final Report
16 307 KB
Publications,
Afterword, Appendices, Image Credits
6 54 KB


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