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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...
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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...
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Who are grizzly bears?

What can I say? After spending thousands of hours in the company of grizzly bears, including 18 years guiding people into the...
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A Bear’s Bill of Rights

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 ...

Why Bears?

Bears play an important role in the environment. We are just beginning to learn how bears positively impact the environment...
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