Alberta BearSmart

Bear safety information and how Alberta communities are reducing conflict between people and bears.

Services and information

  • This public awareness program aims to reduce conflict between bears and people.
  • Learn about bear spray, bear resistant garbage disposal and other methods to discourage bears from close encounters with people.
  • Alberta communities are committing to strategies to reduce conflicts between bears and people.
  • Learn how to tell the difference between black and grizzly bears.
  • Bear safety information for agricultural producers, hunters, fire lookout and industrial workers, and residents.