In the News

See Western Wild Life Outreach’s TV public service announcements for cougars and bears.

WWO and GBOP in the News – Partial Listing of Coverage

Issaquah Streetscapes Bear Resistant Containers Survive the Ultimate Test

Sammamish Patch

6/13/2013

WWO Founder, Chris Morgan, Talks Bear Safety at the Bear Affair at Woodland Park Zoo

KIRO TV

6/8/2013

Residential precautions help keep black bears safe and out of Whatcom County neighborhoods

Bellingham Herald

6/3/2013

Governor Jay Inslee Declares May 19-25 “Bear Awareness Week”

Voice of the Valley
5/16/2013

Washington Governor Inslee Issues Proclamation for Bear Awareness Week, May 19-26, 2013

The Chinook Observer
5/16/2013

Carnivore studies teach lessons in real-life science at Issaquah Middle School

The Issaquah Press

2/19/2013

More Coverage on Bear Safety Tips in the Spokesman Review!

Bear Aware: Tips for Hunting and Fishing in Bear Country
The Spokesman-Review
9/29/2012

Bear Aware: Tips for camping in bear country
The Spokesman-Review
5/24/2012

Interview of Rose Oliver, Skagit and Whatcom County Field Coordinator for the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project
See Page 4 for the interview and Bear Smart Tips.
Robin Elwood, CCN Staff, Co-Op Community News, Bellingham, WA
May 2012

State’s bears are waking up hungry
HeraldNet
4/6/12

As winter approaches, bears look to bulk up — on your garbage
HeraldNet
10/29/11

City Council selects CleanScapes to haul Issaquah garbage
Issaquah Press
10/19/11

Steeves: We live in a bear habitat—so deal with it
Kelowna Capital News
7/22/11

Listen to The Grizzly Bear Outreach Project’s new 60, 30, and 15 second radio Bear Smart PSAs. Co-Director Chris Morgan narrates the PSAs and informs residents that they can play an important role in reducing encounters by taking simple steps when living and recreating in bear country.

First Confirmed North Cascades Grizzly Bear Photos in 50 Years
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Press Release
6/30/11

Hibernation is over — look out for hungry bears
Woodinville Weekly
6/27/11

Hibernation Over
Mason County Daily News
6/16/11

Bear-proofed trash cans could help in Issaquah (video)
KING5
6/14/11

See grizzlies run amok at zoo’s Bear Affair & Big Howl for Wolves
KOMO News
5/27/11

Trash keeps drawing bears to town
Cashmere Valley Record
5/11/11

Bear ecologist Chris Morgan visits Woodland Park Zoo
Ballard News-Tribune
6/1/11

Bear Awareness
Cascadia Weekly
5/11/11

Conversations at KCTS 9: Chris Morgan
KCTS 9
5/9/11

Keep safety in mind when out in bear country
HeraldNet
5/7/11

Bears Of The Last Frontier: Grizzly, Polar And Black Bears In The World Landscape
KUOW
5/5/11

Take steps now to limit conflicts with bears
HeraldNet
4/22/11

Coming to Terms with Bears: A Conversation with Chris Morgan
NPR/KPLU
4/22/11

Black Bears, Grizzly Bears, and Polar Bears of Alaska
Vanity Fair
4/21/11

“Bears of the Last Frontier”
KING5 News
4/15/11

“Learn to Live with Bears”
HeraldNet
3/28/11

“Bears making themselves at home in Mazama”
Methow Valley News
9/22/10

“Only you can prevent a bear raid on your campsite”
KOMO 4 (Seattle and beyond)
6/5/10

“Woodland Park Zoo’s grizzlies to demonstrate prowess on campsite”
Tacoma News Tribune (Tacoma and beyond)
6/5/10

“Zoo bears show off their might”
The Herald (Snohomish County, incl. Everett)
6/4/10

Posting on CN’s Facebook site
Conservation NW (Bellingham and beyond)
6/3/10

“Woodland Park Zoo’s grizzlies to demonstrate prowess on campsite”
Bellingham Herald (Bellingham and beyond)
6/3/10

“Learn safe camping techniques at zoo’s Bear Affair”
PhinneyWood.com (Seattle and beyond)
5/31/10

“Grizzlies, wolves, and black bears, oh my! Bear Affair & Big Howl for Wolves at WPZ Saturday, June 5″
Examiner – Seattle & Spokane (Seattle and beyond)
5/24/10

“Bear Affair At Woodland Park Zoo”
American Towns (Seattle and beyond)
5/21/10

“Beary aware for Endangered Species Day”
Conservation NW (Bellingham and beyond)
5/21/10

“Zoo offers lessons in living with bears, wolves”
Ballard News-Tribune (Seattle and beyond)
5/21/10

“Bear Awareness Week”
KGMI radio (Bellingham and beyond)
5/19/2010

“Take steps to stay safe around bears”
Issaquah Press (Greater Issaquah)
5/18/2010

“Lions, Wolves And Bears – How Many Carnivores Fit In The Region?”
KUOW/NPR radio – Weekday (Puget Sound – Olympia to Bellingham)
4/26/2010

“Bears eat, sleep to the extreme”
Tacoma News Tribune (Greater Tacoma)
4/11/2010

“Bears eat, sleep to the extreme”
The Olympian (Greater Olympia)
4/11/2010

“An Adventure in Sound”
KUOW/NPR radio – Weekday (Puget Sound – Olympia to Bellingham)
4/8/2010

“Tips for being bear-smart”
Monroe Monitor & Valley News (Monroe and the Skykomish Valley)
4/6/2010

“Bear Safety”
KGMI radio (Bellingham and beyond)
4/5/2010

“Bears”
KUOW/NPR radio – The Conversation (Puget Sound – Olympia to Bellingham)
4/1/2010

“Beware bears: Warm weather brings them out”
The Herald (Snohomish County, incl. Everett)
3/30/2010

“GBOP shares bear friendly information”
Foothills Gazette (Eastern Whatcom County)
3/26/2010

“No signs of bears despite snowmelt. Early spring shortens hibernation, generally”
Spokesman-Review (Idaho section of paper)
3/23/2010

“Hibernating bears could be rousted early this year”
Spokesman-Review (Greater Spokane)
3/22/2010

Related Press

Fish and Wildlife Commission to Discuss Wolf Management Plan
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Press Release
7/27/2011

Interagency Teams Continue Search for North Cascades Grizzly
US Forest Service Press Release
7/11/2011

New Wolf Pack Confirmed in Washington State
Conservation Northwest Press Release
7/5/2011