Feed Birds — NOT Bears

It is easy to invite birds to your garden without attracting bears.   Birds are attracted by natural food, shelter, water and safe nesting sites.  Native plants and flowers are proven food and shelter sources for birds.  Better still, native plants will attract more bird species to your yard and are more likely to thrive than […]

The International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop

RFVBC IS A PROUD 2022 SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR — The Roaring Fork Valley Bear Coalition will have an exhibitor table to share our experiences and successes via our grassroots bear protection efforts in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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.  

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. 

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.

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.     Make a Donation

Bear Poster

Download the PDF of this poster here. Make a Donation