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by John Gookin

Author: John Gookin
Subcategory: Biological Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Stackpole Books (June 14, 2009)
Pages: 112 pages
Category: Math and Science
Rating: 4.2
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading NOLS Bear Essentials: Hiking and Camping in. .John Gookin, PhD, is a life-long educator.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading NOLS Bear Essentials: Hiking and Camping in Bear Country (NOLS Library). John has been studying backcountry lightning safety for 15 years and is a member of the Lightning Safety Team at the National Weather Service. He lives in Lander, WY.

Since 1965, NOLS has camped in bear country for over three million nights with only one injury directly caused by a bear, so the practices used by NOLS to camp and hike in bear country are based on significant experience. We also stay in touch with some of the world’s top bear scientists and have taken a leadership role in developing techniques that help us coexist with wild bears.

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Seven common bear encounters and how to survive them. Best ways to identify grizzlies and black bears  .

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John Gookin and Tom Reed know bear country. Grizzly country - that’s a really unique thing

John Gookin and Tom Reed know bear country. Both have hiked and camped among black bears and grizzlies for more than 20 years and taught hundreds of students the ropes as NOLS instructors. NOLS Bear Essentials: Hiking and Camping in Bear Country, is proof they know what they’re doing. Grizzly country - that’s a really unique thing. NOLS Bear Essentials addresses both grizzly and black bear territory, covering bear identification, habitat, awareness, and avoidance, along with proper food storage, tips for fishing and hunting in bear country, and how to handle a confrontation.

To give you the information you need to coexist with bears, NOLS Bear Essentials draws on NOLS' expertise and their 40 years of experience leading trips in bear country, as well as the input of noted scientists who have studied bears and their relationships with people. Learn ways to set up camp so as to not attract bears, the safest options for storing food when car camping and backpacking, and how to protect yourself while fishing and hunting.

NOLS Bear Essentials. hiking and camping in bear country. Published 2009 by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA. Written in English.

Seven common bear encounters and how to survive them Best ways to identify grizzlies and black bears Learn essential info on bear behavior at different times of year and in different habitats

Traveling in bear country comes with responsibilities to camp and hike in ways that respect the natural activities of bears. To give you the information you need to coexist with bears, NOLS Bear Essentials draws on NOLS' expertise and their 40 years of experience leading trips in bear country, as well as the input of noted scientists who have studied bears and their relationships with people. Learn ways to set up camp so as to not attract bears, the safest options for storing food when car camping and backpacking, and how to protect yourself while fishing and hunting.