Living With Bears Handbook, by Linda Masterson

Living with Bears has been the ultimate guidebook to living smart, staying safe and sharing space with bears for more than a decade. The revised and expanded 2nd edition, Living with Bears Handbook, has been fully updated and is easier to use than ever. It’s packed with practical information, useful tips, inspiring success stories and […]

One of Us, by Barrie K Gilbert

ONE OF US, A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears Barrie Gilbert’s fascination with grizzly bears almost got him killed in Yellowstone National Park. He recovered, returned to fieldwork and devoted the next several decades to understanding and protecting these often-maligned giants. He has spent thousands of hours among wild grizzlies in Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks, […]

Free Bear Straps

We offer free Bear straps to retrofit your existing trashcan into a bear-resistant one! We will retrofit your existing trash cans with bear resistant straps or we can send you a kit to do it yourself. *Disclaimer:  Before installation please contact your refuse hauler, as additional fees may apply. Retro-fitting trashcans with our straps are great […]

Living with Bears – Brochures by CPW

Living with Bears: A Practical Guide to Bea​r Country Colorado is fortunate to have Linda Masterson, author of Living with Bears: A Practical Guide to Bear Country as one of our Bear Aware team volunteers. Please visit site​ for more information about this book and how to live responsibly in bear country. Living with Bears […]

The Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation

The Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in rural Garfield County is a local bear and wildlife rehabilitation center. They primarily support Garfield, Mesa, Pitkin, Eagle, and Rio Blanco counties,but also take in wildlife from all over the state for care and rehabilitation.    

Bear Poster

Download the PDF of this poster here. Download a high resolution PNG here.

Bear Info Links

BearWise helps people live responsibly with black bears. BearWise® is the black bear program you can trust for sound information and smart solutions that help homeowners, businesses and communities coexist with bears. Visit to download free handouts, order BearWise materials and learn how you can help keep bears wild. The Southeastern Association of Fish and […]

Talking with Bears, by G.A. Bradshaw

Original Article | G.A. Bradshaw Conversations with Charlie Russell Listen to the author read the preface! Since white settlement of North America, Grizzly Bears have been feared as unpredictable, dangerous misfits. This image has led to their near extinction. Now, formerly a stronghold for trophy hunting, British Columbia banned Grizzly hunting and established the first […]