Walking Bear Comes Home

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 18:30

Wednesday November 29th, 6:30 PM @ Haines Library

Join Shannon Donahue, Excutive Director of the Great Bear Foundation, for a showing of her recently released film Walking Bear Comes Home: The Life and Work of Chuck Jonkel A Pioneer of Bear Biology. 

After conducting the world’s first capture-and-handling studies on black bears in Montana, Chuck Jonkel explored the Canadian Arctic, pioneering the field of polar bear biology. Walking Bear Comes Home examines Jonkel’s contributions to wildlife biology, conservation, and community through interviews and archival footage.

A Great Bear Foundation and Caribou Crossing Production

Directed by Shannon Donahue and Frank Tyro
Produced by Shannon Donahue