Bear Safety Awareness
This course is designed to ensure you have a good understanding of bears and bear safety so that you can stay safe when entering the woods and in the event of an encounter with a bear. There are many occupations where workers may need to enter areas where bears reside –not to mention recreational activities that take people into bear country.
•Black Bear signs -tracks, feeding, trails, dens, etc...
•Locations where you will find bears –typically black bears in Ontario
•Best practices –in bear avoidance –always be prepared
•What to do if you encounter a bear
•Bear warning signs
•Encountering bears –predatory encounter vs a defensive encounter –how to protect yourself