Bear Awareness Online

This online course provides essential information for people working, hunting, camping, or travelling in bear country.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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  • : English
  • : Yes
  • : Yes
Categories
  • Workplace Safety

Course overview

This online course provides information that will prepare you to handle situations that you may encounter when working, hunting, camping, or travelling in bear country. In addition to teaching you about the general characteristics and habits of bears, you will learn how to recognize and react to both defensive and non-defensive attacks to ensure you make it home unharmed.

COURSE TOPICS
  • Differences between grizzly and black bears
  • General characteristics
  • Bear behaviour and body language
  • Signs of agitation
  • Distribution of bear populations
  • Breeding
  • Hibernation
  • Food sources
  • Hunting, camping, and travelling safely in bear country
  • How to store food in a campsite
  • Avoiding a bear encounter
  • Recognizing and reacting to defensive and non-defensive attacks
  • When and how to play dead
  • Using and handling bear spray
  • Bear bangers
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