A collection of breathtaking images and thought-provoking words sure to bring joy to your heart and enrich your spirit. Take an inspiring journey into the world of the great bear and discover the true and often unseen nature of black bears, grizzlies and polar bears. Celebrate all that is wild!
(Proceeds from the sale of Joy of Bears support Get Bear Smart Society's work helping people to understand and live with our neigh-bears.)
Sylvia Dolson is the executive director of the Get Bear Smart Society and also a member of the International Association for Bear Research and Management. As a leading expert on living with bears in residential communities, she has been instrumental in bringing forward more progressive, bear-friendly management policies in British Columbia, Canada. She currently co-chairs the Whistler Bear Working Group and was the key catalyst and contributor for Whistler's Black Bear Management Plan. She has authored many reference materials for educational purposes, maintains an extensive website, and writes a regular newspaper column. Her books include Bear~ology: Fascinating Facts, Tales & Trivia; A Whistler Bear Story; and Joy of Bears.