Getting BEAR SMART is a shared responsibility
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    04 Feb 2015
    Bears deserve to have some rights. For example, a bear has the right to expect that you will be an educated resident of bear country and be willing to accommodate the needs of bears into your lifestyle and daily habits; and ... Read more
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    12 Jan 2015
    Bears play an important role in the environment. We are just beginning to learn how bears positively impact the environment... Read more
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    24 Nov 2014
    To avoid being face-to-snout with a bruin on your own property, it’s important to learn a bit of bear country etiquette. Read more

Got Garbage?

Bear-proof your trash. It’s the number one way to prevent human-bear conflict at your home. Learn more. For business and commercial applications, click here.

The Bear Necessities

Set in the black & white silent film era, let our not-so-bear-smart couple teach you a thing or two about living in bear country. This fun & entertaining video is a great educational tool for school groups, families, young adults, and tourists visiting bear country. Learn More.

A Message From Us

We have helped create a paradigm shift in people’s attitudes toward bears and other wildlife by replacing fear and misunderstanding with respect and understanding. Learn More.

Program Highlight

Bear Smart Restaurant program in full swing

Do you work at a restaurant? Check out our bear smart restaurant program here.
Watch a short video about getting bear smart on the job.

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Things you can do today!

Whether it’s at home, at work, or in the woods, learning how to reduce human-bear conflicts can help prevent property damage, reduce the chance of an unpleasant encounter with a bear, and ensure that bears live long and happy lives.

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