The (1994) self-guided package on safety in bear country includes a pre-test, an instructional video, printed material, including a bibliography and a final test. Topics covered include: planning to avoid encounters, recognizing risks, knowing what to do when bears are in an area, knowing what to do in a confrontation with a bear. Areas covered in detail include: the need for cleanliness while in the bush, how to recognize different species of bears, bear behaviour and warning signs, bear diet and feeding habits, and the use of deterrents.Please note all videos on the Ministry web site are to be used for historical purposes only. Download in the evening for the quickest downloading time.
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Bear Aware: A Self-Guided Training Kit (PDF 2119KB)