Bear Awareness and Safety

Stay safe in bear country

Heading to bear country? This course will equip you with the knowledge you'll need to plan and carry out safe field research trips. 

Topics covered in this course:

  • Bear identification
  • How to stay safe in "bear country"
  • How to avoid and manage bear encounters
  • How to use bear spray safely

Prerequisites

none

 

Interested in taking the "hands on" bear awareness session (offered seasonally)? Visit the FRO website, or contact ehs.info@ualberta.ca to learn more.