For restaurant staff and managers: learn how to minimize human-bear conflict at your workplace. Download valuable manuals, staff quiz and our declaration of coexistence.
A bit about polar bears and how to be safe in polar bear country.
The authors believe that communication within and among agency personnel in the United States and Canada about the successes and failures of their human-bear (Ursidae) management programs will increase the effectiveness of these programs and of bear research. To communicate more effectively, they suggest agencies clearly define terms and concepts used in human-bear management and use them in a consistent manner. They constructed a human-bear management lexicon of terms and concepts using a modified Delphi method to provide a resource that facilitates more effective communication among human-bear management agencies.
Download brochures and flyers for home, play or your business. These are specifically designed for Whistler residents, businesses and visitors.
During 1995–2006 research projects in Florida and Kentucky, USA, the authors captured 191 (72 F:119 M) American black bears (Ursus americanus) 251 times using modified Aldrich spring-activated snares. The modifications the authors describe is an improvement to existing snaring methods and are applicable for any snare trigger and for any species trapped using an anchored foot snare.
Warning Calls You Can Make to Avoid an Encounter - the 30-minute MP3 that could save your life.
Working in Bear Country is a 20-minute video that provides detailed information specific to people working in bear country. It is especially relevant to industry managers and supervisors responsible for the safety of workers.
This 27-minute program contains important information on how people can reduce their chance of encountering a polar bear and how to best respond if they do meet a bear.
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Establish bear smart working practices to ensure the safety of all workers on site.
Non-lethal alternatives provide an effective management tool and incorporate a more holistic, long-term approach to bear management.
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Understanding bear behaviour is an essential part of creating safe environments for both bears and people.
Bears are highly evolved social animals with intelligence comparable to that of the great apes.
This website concentrates on the two species you are most likely to encounter: the black bear and the grizzly (or brown) bear.
Can we co-exist with black bears? The residents of Hemlock Farms, Pennsylvania suggest we can.
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.
Staying Safe in Bear Country, Working in Bear Country and Living in Bear Country provide important information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America while also reducing unnecessary bear deaths.