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Relationships among grizzly bears, roads, and habitat in the Swan Mountains, Montana.

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Richard D Mace, John S Waller, Timothy L Manly, Jack L Lyon, and Hans Zuuring, 1996, Relationships among grizzly bears, roads, and habitat in the Swan Mountains, Montana.: Journal of Applied Ecology 33 (1996): 1395-1404.

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Conclusions: Grizzly bears can use roaded habitats, but spatial avoidance will increase and survival will decrease as traffic levels, road densities and human settlement increases. Road density standards and road closure programmes should be developed and that these programmes incorporate seasonal habitat requirements of grizzly bears. Thresholds/Learnings: More than 80% of bear sitings occurred in blocks of undisturbed habitat >900 ha Synopsis: The study examined the relationships between grizzly bears, habitat and roads in the Swan Mountains, Montana. The study showed complex spatial and temporal relationships between grizzly bears and habitat resources. Resource selection was expressed relative to strength and association of [...]

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