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Frank T van Manen, Ph.D.

Frank van Manen is an ecologist who blends his research interest in large carnivores with landscape ecology and is the team lead of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team.

Research Interests

Frank's research focus is on 1) grizzly bear and black bear ecology and management, 2) demographic models to inform large carnivore management, 3) resource selection and energy landscapes, 4) wildlife genetics, and 5) international bear conservation.

Formerly, Frank spent 12 years with the USGS Leetown Science Center specializing in responses of mammals to landscape changes, management of large carnivores, and habitat models to support protection and restoration of plants and trees.

For available articles, click on the Publications tab.