Bears go to bed and I go to the beach

Good night little critters! Sleep tight!!! The field season is finally over. The last cameras came down on October 17, the visitor surveys were done at the end of September. The gear has been cleaned, inventoried, and packed away for the winter. The bears have moved to their dens, and I’ve relocated to Australia for a winter on the beach… I mean, working hard on my analysis and writing. There may or may not be beach involved. Since the field season ended, I’ve been busy with