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Bears in Our Backyards

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Articles may be accessed at WMTL or remotely via our research databases.

Boburg, Shawn. "Six-day bear hunt ends with more than 560 killed." Star-Ledger, 12/12/2010
Newall, Mike. "In North Jersey, hunters moving in on black bears." Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/09/2010
"N.J. approves bear hunt, first since 2005." Philadelphia Inquirer, 07/21/2010
Kolton, Tara. "DEP commissioner approves bear management policy." Suburban Trends, 3/21/2010
Kolton, Tara. "Bear management policy on Fish and Game agenda." Suburban Trends, 3/7/2010
Grossi, Mark. "Bears favor minivans for snack attacks." The Fresno Bee, 10/19/2009
"NewsTracker: To hunt or not to hunt as bear run-ins increase." The Record, 7/29/2009



DVD 599 BEA Bear Country
DVD 599 BEA Bears
DVD 599 BEA Bears in Our National Parks
DVD J591 REA Awesome Animal Builders


Books for Adults

031 COM Compton's Encyclopedia. Volume 3, p. 116. Bear.
599.78 ASH Ashworth, William. Bears, Their Life and Behavior.
599.78 BRE Breiter, Matthias. Bears: A Year in the Life.
599.78 CRA Craighead, Lance. Bears of the World.
599.78 DOL Dolson, Sylvia. Bear-ology : fascinating bear facts, tales & trivia.
599.78 FER Fergus, Charles. Bears.
599.78 FUR Furtman, Michael. Black Bear Country.
599.78 KIL Kilham, Benjamin. Among the Bears.
599.78 SMI Smith, Dave. Backcountry Bear Basics.
741 LIN Lindstrand, Doug. Bear: the Ultimate Artist’s Reference.


Adult Reference

(Must be used in Library)

031 NEW The New Encyclopedia Britannica. Volume 2, p. 252. Black Bear.
590 ANI Animal. p. 188.
590.3 ENC The Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 130-133.
590.3 SIM Simon & Schuster Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 124-125.
599 ENC The Encyclopedia of Mammals. Volume 1, p. 80-81.
599 GRZ Grzimek’s Student Animal Life Resource. Volume 3, p. 596-598.
599 MOR World of Animals: Mammals. Volume 2, p. 90-93.
599.097 SMI The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. p. 157-160.


Books for Kids

J599.74 BUX Buxton, Jane Heath. Baby Bears and How They Grow.
J599.74 CRE Crewe, Sabrina. The Bear.
J599 FER Fertl, Dagmar. Bears.
J599.74 HOD Hodge, Deborah. Bears: Polar Bears, Black Bears and Grizzly Bears.
J599.74 LAN Lang, Aubrey. The Adventures of Baby Bear.
J599.74 PAT Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Looking at Bears.
J599.74 SWI Swinburne, Stephen R. Black Bear: North America's Bear.
J599.78 FEE Feeney, Kathy. Black Bears.
J599.78 KAL Kallen, Stuart. Black Bears.
J599.78 KAL Kalman, Bobbie. What is a Bear?
E599.74 SIM Simon, Seymour. Wild Bears.
E599.78 TAG Tagliaferro, Linda. Bears and Their Cubs.


Children's Reference

(Must be used in Library)

J031 WOR World Book Encyclopedia. Volume 2, p. 182-186.
J590 BUR The Kingfisher Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia. p. 268-269
J590 MCG Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 36-37.
J590 NEW New Jersey Wildlife Profiles. Volume 1, p. 50.
J599 HAR Animal Fact File. p. 24-25.