In the spring quests on the tours from Grizzly Bear Lodge view the bears in the sedge grass. Sedge grass stalks are spiky, wide and stiff but the sedge grass is up to 25% protein, and this is the reason why grizzly bears prefer eating it to other grasses. The spring a grizzly bears diets consist of approximately 70% of sedge grass to replenish their lack of proteins during hibernation. Diets shift with the seasons, as summer approaches the berries start to replace the sedge grass and fall brings the salmon into the Glendale River.
The weir by the grizzlies feet is the entrance to the man-made spawning channel that is located next to one of the two viewing platform used after August 24th. This grizzly had been fishing on the other side of the weir when it decided to take a rest and climbed over the low barrier and relaxed.Visit our Blog