Bear Safety Training

Bear Safety Training

Grizzly Bear next to bear trap Bear in crusher Bears are excellent climbers, whether it's trees or industrial structures 2 Bears helping each other climb up a waste bin 2 Bears following each other up an industrial ladder Grizzly bear inside a building looking through trash
Grizzly Bear next to bear trap
Photo courtesy Alberta Parks
Bear in crusher
Photo courtesy Bruce Anderson
Bears are excellent climbers, whether it's trees or industrial structures
2 Bears helping each other climb up a waste bin
2 Bears following each other up an industrial ladder
Grizzly bear inside a building looking through trash

Canmore programs offered some good examples of how public input strengthens bear management. Such programs, by and large, need to be led by a highly motivated individual.

In successful programs, usually an enthusiastic “spark plug” motivates others to get involved. Kim Titchener’s enthusiasm was infectious, and it takes that kind of person to carry these programs forward.

Terry D. Debruyn

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Anchorage AK