Rehabilitating Wisconsin black bears and other wildlife

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Heard On The Morning Show
Black bear cubs
Black bear cubs remain with their mother in her winter den and disperse in their second spring. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources/Herbert Lange (CC BY-ND)

The Department of Natural Resources counted more than 24,000 black bears in 2021. But mother bears don’t always survive the winter. We talk with a wildlife licensed rehabilitator who works with orphaned black bear cubs in the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Mark Naniot Guest