North American Bear Center
Rating: 4.68 stars 120 reviews
Issues: Animals, Arts & Culture
Location: P.O. Box 161 Ely MN 55731 USA
Target demographics: Bears world-wide
Geographic areas served: Ely, MN and all around the globe
Programs: The North American Bear Center is the only Science/Nature museum of its kind. Dedicated to replacing old myths with facts, it lets people learn from the bears themselves about bear behavior, ecology, and their relations with humans. In addition to our onsite Learning Center, you can view our three Ambassador Bears, play in our Cub Room, watch films in our Theater and walk along our Interpretive Trail. From the comfort of your home, you can watch two live video feeds of our bear viewing area and learn and participate on Lily the Black Bear's Facebook page. In addition, our Educational Outreach Program supplies comprehensive bear / nature curriculums and materials for K - 12th grade teachers across the country.
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13 people found this review helpful
Last year i had the pleasure of visiting the N.A.B.C, It was a wonderful experience, the staff were more than helpful, so much to do and see, its not until you go there you realise how much you dont know about bears ! I learnt so much! seeing the 3 captive bears was the highlight for me, they have a wonderful natural area in which to forage like wild bears and a lovely pond too. I cant praise this organisation enough and i hope they get more visitors to learn about the wonderful Black Bear . I will be going back again this year! I live in the UK and it is worth the trip on so many levels, thank you Dr Lynn Rogers and his Biologist Sue Mansfield for giving me the chance to learn !
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