Living in Bear Country: Guidelines for Protecting People, Property, and Bears

As the human population of the northern Rockies has increased, so have our interactions with black bears and grizzlies – sometimes with unfortunate results.

Throughout the northern Rockies, incidental feeding by humans contributes to many grizzly and black bear deaths. As a resident of bear country, you can help prevent wild bears from becoming mortality statistics. Simply follow the guidelines presented in this booklet and encourage your neighbors to do the same. 

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