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The Northwoods Bear Foundation

The Northwoods Bear Foundation is a private non-profit corporation that provides support of and advocacy for the American Black Bear, its habitat and protection. We are the official sponsors and creators of the annual Lilypad Picnic® in Ely, Minnesota.

Linda Bent-Ziobro


Jennifer McCron

Vice President

Sandie Donner


Jennifer Clayburg

Secretary/Public Relations

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