BEAR AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW:
Whenever you are working, hiking, hunting or enjoying recreational pursuits in the countryside, you are likely entering Bear Country. Pre planning to establish awareness of your surroundings and develop avoidance techniques. Prepare yourself to understand what are bear attractants and how to avoid and react to a confrontation. Learn to avoid habituating the bear with food or garbage conditioning. Reactions of both bears to you and humans to bears will help predict predatory vs confrontational behaviour and avoidance responses.
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
This program was designed for a variety of individuals : Campers, employees in Bear Country such as seismic, surveyors, geophysical ,archaeologists, pipeline employees,, hikers and people living near bears will benefit from this vital information.
- Four Chapters are covered with a variety of topics:
- General Bear Characteristics – range, weight, behaviours
- Black bear and Grizzly bear species differences
- Various Activities in Bear Country
- Confrontations with bears – and reactions
LENGTH OF TIME:
Approximately 1.5 hours of viewing time
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.