All Grizzly Bears Articles

Oct 3, 2013 — Blog Post: Hunters: Don't forget your bear spray

It's hunting season, and thousands of gun-wielding men and women are creeping stealthily through bear habitat looking for game. Bear spray could be the difference between a good story and a serious injury.

Feb 7, 2011 — Web Page: Bear Pepper Spray

Bear pepper spray is the most effective means of repelling an attacking grizzly or black bear in a non-toxic, non-lethal manner. Although common sense might suggest that guns would provide greater personal protection, research and experience indicates that human-bear encounters that do not involve firearms are less likely to result in injury to a human or bear.

Dec 13, 2010 — Web Page: Wildlife on the Road

Animal collisions pose a risk to wildlife, people and their property. Help us to reduce the staggering number of incidents by following these guidelines.........

Aug 17, 2009 — Web Page: Managing Bears

Non-lethal alternatives provide an effective management tool and incorporate a more holistic, long-term approach to bear management.

Aug 13, 2009 — Web Page: Food Conditioning

Conditioning is a simple learning technique we use to train our pets by giving them positive feedback or a food reward if we want them to repeat a behaviour. Bears, too, need to be trained, usually through a crucial experience that initiates the chain of behavioral change. First, bears need an opportunity to learn where to get nutrient rich food from people. Then, its just a matter of time before the bear repeats the behaviour that produces the (food) reward.

Jun 16, 2009 — Web Page: Behaviour

Understanding bear behaviour is an essential part of creating safe environments for both bears and people.

Jun 16, 2009 — Web Page: General Characteristics

Bears are highly evolved social animals with intelligence comparable to that of the great apes.

Jun 16, 2009 — Web Page: Know the Difference

Jun 16, 2009 — Web Page: North America's Bears

This website concentrates on the two species you are most likely to encounter: the black bear and the grizzly (or brown) bear.

Jun 16, 2009 — Web Page: Bear Deterrents

Jun 14, 2009 — Web Page: Bear Deterrents

Despite our best efforts to bear-proof our homes, businesses, communities and campsites, sometimes they show up anyways. When they do, there are several ways to warn you of their presence, keep them from receiving unwanted food rewards or actively teach them where they're not wanted

Apr 15, 2009 — Web Page: Work safe in bear habitat

Encounters with bears rarely lead to aggressive behaviour and attacks are even rarer. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to bears, but these tips.

Apr 15, 2009 — Web Page: Bear Smart in the Backcountry

Bear Safety Essentials: Keeping Encounters Positive and Free from Conflict

Mar 1, 2009 — Book: Bear~ology: Fascinating Bear Facts, Tales & Trivia

Bear~ology is a treasure-trove of folklore and amazing trivia, in which the reader can discover the history and nature of all bears, including black bears, grizzlies and polar bears.

Sep 20, 2008 — Book: Bear Smart Kids

This book will make you smarter than the average bear! This is a wonderfully illustrated colouring and activity book about bears around the world, bear necessities, the life of a bear, crosswords and much more. A fantastic book for teachers, a joint publication produced by the Get Bear Smart Society and Wilderness Committee.

   
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