Bylaws save bears
Bylaws reflect a community’s overall principles and values and are meant to evolve as the community’s standards and norms shift. Local government... Read More
Welcome to the Neigh-BEAR-hood!
To avoid being face-to-snout with a bruin on your own property, it’s important to learn a bit of bear country etiquette.
An interview with a bear: Momma Jeanie
Disclaimer: This column was written for entertainment purposes only. Although bears can’t really communicate at this level with people, the author bases... Read More
Things are not as bad as we think. Or are they?
“Nobody knows enough to be pessimistic”, according to Daniel Goleman, who writes and lectures on emotional intelligence. Hmmm….. That statement caught my... Read More
If bears could read
by Linda Masterson If bears could read, I would have written Living with People, so they’d understand that failing to figure out... Read More
Bears Will Be Bears
A few years ago, a bear got into a garage in Whistler and got into some birdseed stored there [watch the video... Read More
Discouraging the Bear From Your Kitchen
Last June, a resident living on Balsam Way in Whistler was unloading her groceries from her vehicle. Leaving the first set of... Read More
Bears: Gauging the Need for Community Education Programs
What would you do if you encountered a bear? Chances are that your response is quite different depending upon where you live.... Read More
What to do if you meet a bear at home
Bears don’t always cooperate. Despite our best efforts to bear-proof our homes, businesses, and communities, sometimes they show up anyways. Here’s what... Read More