On the website of Pays de L’ours you can find an interesting article about the monitoring of brown bears in the Pyrenees.  A network of various people from different disciplines , such as government, hunters and individuals was established. The members are trained to identify bears and how to report the spottings.

Read further on the website of Pays de L’ours (information is in French language):  http://www.paysdelours.com/fr/reintroductions/suivi-des-ours/

 

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Monitoring brown bears in the Pyrenees