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J-bear tracking

James Wendland, 673d Civil Engineer Squadron chief conservation law enforcement officer, lifts a wireless bear tracking system in search of a Joint Base Elmendorf-Ricahrdson black bear, April 16, 2018. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, by the mid-1960s, Very High Frequency radio telemetry devices began a revolution in wildlife research and management by vastly improving biologists’ ability to locate animals.

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Javier Alvarez
VIRIN: 180416-F-SK378-0122.JPG
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