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.
Testing conducted in this online Bear Awareness course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
Differences between grizzly and black bears
Bear behaviour and body language
Signs of agitation
Distribution of bear populations
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
This online course provides essential information for people working, hunting, camping, or travelling in bear country.