Sometimes, the bears just win! That seems to be the verdict after months of repeatedly repairing a weather station installed among the giant sequoia as part of our Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative. Researchers Anthony Ambrose and Wendy Baxter installed a wildlife camera at our Giant Forest study site and caught the rascally black bears in action.

See a want-to-be circus bear go swinging from the weather station and tearing it to shreds:

Watch a mother black bear and her cub make a rough inspection of the weather station:

Hear the researchers’ perspective on trying to study climate change with help from some bad news bears:

To learn more about what we have learned so far through our Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative, click here.


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About Emily Burns

Emily joined Save the Redwoods League as the Director of Science in 2010 after studying redwood forest ecology for seven years.


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