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Kentucky
April 5 (Thr) - April 8 (Sun)

[Leader: Jack Smarr]
2WD & trailers OK
Montana

Sept 13 (Thr) -  Sept 16 (Sun)

[Leaders: Tom Brodhead]
2WD & trailers OK
montana
Southeast
Ohio


April 12 (Thr) - April 15 (Sun)

[Leaders: David Wickham & Charlie Page]
2WD & trailers OK
ohio_2018 Missouri

Oct 25 (Thr) - Oct 28 (Sun)

[Ldrs: Ron Boles,
Larry Newman]
2WD & trailers OK
missouri
Iowa

April 12 (Thr) - April 15 (Sun)

[Leader: Bob Barhite]
2WD & trailers OK
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New Jersey
Pine Barrens


June 21 (Thr) - June 24 (Sun)

[Leader: Eric Spinner]
2WD & trailers OK
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Oregon Cascades
Eastern Flank

June 28 (Thr) - July 1 (Sun)

[Leaders: Barbara Olvera
& Russ Lockrem]
2WD ok & no trailers
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TO ATTEND a BFRO expedition you need to register with the organizer of the expedition you'd like to attend. Registration requires a few steps.

Step 1: You must read through the registration info and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Click this link to read about REGISTRATION and the FAQ

Step 2, and all other steps, are described in the Registration/FAQ pages linked to Step 1.

A long weekend with the BFRO will allow you to learn what would take years to learn on your own. The BFRO has identified many potential habitat zones after collecting thousands of sighting reports for more than 15 years. The expeditions target these habitat zones.

We select territories with a history of credible sighting reports, etc. The reports you see posted on the web site are only a fraction of the information we have. They are only the first hand reports, and the ones that witnesses have allowed us to post publicly on the web site.

The expeditions are scientific in nature, but you will only understand where these efforts fall in the scientific process once you have experienced it for yourself. No other scientific efforts will happen with respect to these animals unless these expeditions happen first, because the BFRO is figuring out how these animals can be studied.

One of the purposes of these expeditions is to show people how these animals operate, so more people can help us identify other habitat areas in the US and Canada.

At this stage, many previous expedition attendees have managed to encounter these animals in other areas, after learning our techniques for identifying habitat zones and provoking an encounter there.

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Some comments from participants:

... "My expectations were not high for this trip. I really had no expectations of hearing or seeing anything, so I was pretty amazed when we finally found tracks." ....

Ken Fitzpatrick - NY, NY


..... "This was the first time in four years of investigating this subject that I actually got to hear one." ....

Mark Harrison - Roanoke, VA


..... "I would like to thank the BFRO for allowing me to attend the Sierras expedition. This was a true learning experience for me. I was very impressed with the high quality and the knowledgeable individuals.This BF mystery will only be solved by a team effort like this."...

Roy Cowan - Bakersfield, California



.... "The [New Mexico] expedition was fantastic! If you do more expeditions next year I would like to participate."

Paul Mateja - Buffalo, NY
 

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Frame 72 of the Patterson footage.

... "The WV expedition and follow up trip were amazing. I met a lot of great folks and enjoyed myself to the hilt. I know I'll be seeing many of you again. Until then, my best to you all." ...

Dave Donlon - Washington DC



 

 


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