This online course provides essential information for people working, hunting, camping, or travelling in bear country.
This online course provides information that will prepare you to handle situations that you may encounter when working, hunting, camping, or travelling in bear country. In addition to teaching you about the general characteristics and habits of bears, you will learn how to recognize and react to both defensive and non-defensive attacks to ensure you make it home unharmed.
Differences between grizzly and black bears
Bear behaviour and body language
Signs of agitation
Distribution of bear populations
Hunting, camping, and travelling safely in bear country
How to store food in a campsite
Avoiding a bear encounter
Recognizing and reacting to defensive and non-defensive attacks
When and how to play dead
Using and handling bear spray
This course takes approximately 45 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of
or higher required. Up to
attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.