About the Episode

About the Episode

British ecologist Chris Morgan is passionate about the environment, but especially about bears. Morgan, along with local photographer Joe Pontecorvo, have created a three part special for PBS Nature: Bears of the Last Frontier. In this episode of "Conversations," we talk with Morgan about the show, and his efforts to bring grizzlies back to the North Cascades.


Chapter 1: Chris Explains His Passion for Bears

Chapter 2: Nature: Bears of the Last Frontier

Chapter 3: The Different Types of Bears

Chapter 4: Elusive Grizzlies in the Cascades

Chapter 5: Living in Bear Country

Chapter 6: Chris Discusses "Bear Trek"

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About Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan has worked as a wildlife researcher and educator on every continent where bears exist for over 20 years, from polar bears to tropical Andean bears. Morgan owns an ecological and environmental education operation in Bellingham, Washington, and he is the creator and co-director of the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project (GBOP), which seeks to engage communities in grizzly bear information dissemination and conservation, which has also proven beneficial for wolves and cougars.

Thirteen.org | Read Q&A with Chris Morgan (May 5, 2011)

PBS Nature | The Bear Blog with Chris Morgan

About "Conversations at KCTS 9"

Insightful interviews with the most interesting local and national personalities. Join KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna for in-depth, candid conversations with noted journalists, authors, filmmakers, politicians, and athletes.

Chris Morgan

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