Learn about living with bears; creating bear smart communities; recreating in bear country; bear safety at work; and managing bears (for wildlife officials).

Bear Smart Blog

Becoming a Bear Smart Community

Living in a Bear Smart community is not something that happens by accident or without hard work from a few, commitment from many, and buy-in from everyone. Wherever human communities bump up against bear ranges there are bound to be human-bear conflicts and - sadly - without intentional advocacy on behalf of the bears, the bears always lose.

Bear Viewing Today & Always

“Im afraid to even breathe.” This, uttered in the smallest of whispers by a substantially large, typically exuberant Australian fellow sitting next to me in...
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Bears and Bikes

Mountain bikers are at higher risk for bear encounters, because they move quickly down a trail and are relatively quiet. Below are some tips for...
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