Be Bear Aware: Learn From The Experts On How To Be Good Neighbors With Wisconsin’s 24,000 Black Bears

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 Apr 13th, 2022 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 13th, 2022 at 3:19 PM

A Black Bear Eats Paper Torn Out Of A Residential Garbage Bag In Summertime.

The DNR invites the public to the Bear Aware Webinar at 6 p.m. on April 19 to learn about how to co-exist with black bears. Photo credit: iStock/AwakendEye

Have you ever found your trash cans knocked over or your bird feeder raided by a hungry black bear? As Wisconsin’s population of 24,000 black bears continues to grow and expand its range, more and more people have asked what they can do to prevent conflicts and keep bears healthy.

You’re invited to the upcoming Bear Aware: Being A Better Bear Neighbor Webinar at 6 p.m. on April 19 to learn about living among black bears.

Join us to learn from DNR and USDA-Wildlife Services experts about Wisconsin bears and hear about real-life scenarios we’ve encountered around the state – and what you can do to prevent your own an unwanted encounter with black bears.

Space is limited, so register now to join us virtually via Zoom.

Register Now


WHAT: Bear Aware: Being A Better Bear Neighbor

Hear from our experts on bear ecology and how to prevent bear conflicts.
Ask your questions about bears, bear conflicts and bear management in Wisconsin.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19

WHERE: Register to join via Zoom

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