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.