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BearSmart communities

Alberta communities are committing to strategies to reduce conflicts between bears and people.

Services and information

Information about the BearSmart Communities program and how Alberta municipalities and residents may participate.

This program educates Bow Valley residents and visitors about managing and reducing human-wildlife conflict.

The Crowsnest Pass Conservation BearSmart Committee was formed to educate residents about how to reduce human-bear encounters.

The Grande Prairie BearSmart Program was established to educate community residents about strategies to reduce human-bear conflict.

Mountain View residents concerned about grizzly bear activity in the area adopted a BearSmart program to help reduce human-bear encounters.

The Southwest Alberta Agricultural Initiative was formed by agricultural producers concerned about increased bear activity near ranches and farms.