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dangerbears Dangerbears
Posts: 6,021

Lynn-Rogers-promo-2003-003s2.jpgAs some of you know, my full-time job is in educational publishing. I write textbooks and other materials for people all over the world who are learning English.

Anyway, my latest is an academic skills book, and the students will be comparing and contrasting two black-bear studies in the USA: One in NJ (old-fashioned trap-and-sedate research) and one in MN (you probably guessed which one :whistle:).

I've already sent Dr. Rogers the page I wrote, and he liked it, but it took some time for anyone to get back to me. My biggest concern was that we wouldn't be able to get a high-resolution photo at this busy time of year. But Dr. Rogers got back to our production person today, and we have our choice of several photos. :dance: Long story short - A few million more people will be learning about the Wildlife Research Institute and the true nature of black bears (at a low-intermediate language level ;)) .


desertmountainbear desertmountainbear
Bloomsburg, PA
Posts: 5,399

That is so wonderful, and I know just what he is after, education.  What a sweet picture too.


lovenshire Love and Cuddle Nursery
Posts: 945

LOVE that picture of Dr. Rogers.  He is a wonder.  I am so nervous with hunting season starting.  I wish Hope would accept her color but she hates it.

HeidiBears florida
Posts: 321

Beautiful bears!! and great work Becky!!!  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:

ThomasAdam Thomas Adam
Posts: 310

Yayyyyy!  bear_original  That's great news, Becky.  bear_original

-- Thomas Adam

SueAnn Past Time Bears
Double Oak, Texas
Posts: 21,707

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FANTASTIC, Becky . . . it's great that you can help Doc Rogers educate even MORE people about black bears!!   :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:

dangerbears Dangerbears
Posts: 6,021

Thanks, everybody!  :hug: And Sue Ann - That was exactly my thought. I can only donate small amounts of money to the cause, but being in the field that I am, I had the chance to disseminate some information and help out in that way.

It's just been fun as well. After all, Dr. Rogers is the super-star of the bear world. bear_original


peterbear Boechout, Antwerp
Posts: 4,755

Whoohoo, well done Becky!  I am sure it will raise awareness among the students and if even a small fraction of all these students take an interest in the bears, that would be a great result.  bear_thumb

Hugs,  :hug:

Peter, Vincent & Arthur

rowarrior The Littlest Thistle
Posts: 6,212

What a great way to 'spread the word'  bear_original

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