Photo

BEA016-00010

“Bear-proof” Dumpster near Banff National Park in Canmore, Alberta (CANADA).

Photo

BEA016-00011

“Bear-proof” Dumpster near Banff National Park in Canmore, Alberta (CANADA).

Photo

BEA015-00010

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00011

Veteran bear biologist Carrie Hunt of the Wind River Institute trains Karelian bear dogs to recognize bears’ scent

Photo

BEA015-00009

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00007

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00008

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00006

Montana Fish & Game employee Tim Manley fires a rubber bullet at a grizzly bear as it’s being released near Glacier National Park. The bear was trapped and relocated near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00004

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00005

Veteran bear biologist Carrie Hunt of the Wind River Institute trains Karelian bear dogs to recognize bears’ scent

Photo

BEA015-00003

Montana Fish & Game employees work with Carrie Hunt of the Wind River Bear Institute and their Karelian bear dogs to chase “problem bears” away from areas used by people

Photo

BEA015-00001

A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

Photo

BEA015-00002

Montana Fish & Game employees work with Carrie Hunt of the Wind River Bear Institute and their Karelian bear dogs to chase “problem bears” away from areas used by people

Photo

BEA012-00019

Grizzly bear in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The bears are attracted to the dumpsters used at the oil field sites.

Photo

BEA012-00020

Grizzly bear in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The bears are attracted to the dumpsters used at the oil field sites.

Photo

BEA012-00018

Grizzly bear in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The bears are attracted to the dumpsters used at the oil field sites.

Photo

BEA012-00016

A mother grizzly and her cub in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The bears are attracted to the dumpsters used at the oil field sites.

Photo

BEA012-00017

Grizzly bear in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The bears are attracted to the dumpsters used at the oil field sites.

Photo

BEA012-00014

A mother grizzly and her cubs walk on top of an oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The drilling there has drawn bears into garbage dumps and away from their natural food sources.

Photo

BEA012-00015

A mother grizzly and her cubs walk on top of an oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The drilling there has drawn bears into garbage dumps and away from their natural food sources.

Photo

BEA012-00001

A mother grizzly and her cubs walk on top of an oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The drilling there has drawn bears into garbage dumps and away from their natural food sources.

Photo

BEA012-00002

A mother grizzly and her cubs walk on top of an oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The drilling there has drawn bears into garbage dumps and away from their natural food sources.

Photo

BEA010-00035

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00036

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00033

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00034

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00032

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00030

This grizzly bear in Larson Bay, AK has found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00031

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, AK have found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00028

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, AK have found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00029

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, AK have found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00027

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, Alaska, discovered that the dump is a source of easy meals. Local people often stop in to watch the bears forage in trash. Situations like this can lead to problems — once bears become unafraid of people, they can wonder into town looking for food and are often shot as a result.

Photo

BEA010-00025

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, Alaska, discovered that the dump is a source of easy meals. Local people often stop in to watch the bears forage in trash. Situations like this can lead to problems — once bears become unafraid of people, they can wonder into town looking for food and are often shot as a result.

Photo

BEA010-00026

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, Alaska, discovered that the dump is a source of easy meals. Local people often stop in to watch the bears forage in trash. Situations like this can lead to problems — once bears become unafraid of people, they can wonder into town looking for food and are often shot as a result.

Photo

BEA010-00024

These grizzly bears in Larson Bay, AK have found an easy meal at the garbage dump. It’s a bad habit, though — looking for food around humans gets many bears killed.

Photo

BEA010-00022

A grizzly forages for food in a dump on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Bears who

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark