The history of being bear smart
September 21, 2023
This article is the second in a series of articles intended to inform the residents of the Clearwater Valley about the Bear Smart working group and invite anyone interested to join in the community wide efforts to reduce bear-human conflicts in the area. The first article summarized the mission of the group and shared the work and activities to date. This article will focus on the concept of a Bear Smart community and the history of the Bear Smart movement.
Based on historical data and the events of last summer it is evident that there are bear issues in the Clearwater Valley. This led to t...