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Bear Safety Workshop for Ranch Families and Acreage Owners

Bear Safety Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Location: Millarville Race Track Hall

Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

RSVP by October 18, 2016, to Berry at 403.652.9998

Join us to learn about bear safety. This workshop is targeted specifically at safety concerns for ranch and acreage owners, and family members (all ages welcome) as they go about their daily routines, living and working in close proximity with grizzly and black bears.

bear safety

Learn:
  • how to minimize attractants around your ranch and yard
  • how to avoid bear encounters
  • what to do when you do encounter a bear
  • how to correctly identify dangerous bear behaviour
  • how to respond appropriately
  • with hands-on practice using bear spray

 

Details:
  • This event is free of charge to those attending
  • There will be separate activities for younger children
  • Beverages and snacks will be provided
  • Dress for the weather – bear spray practice & kid’s activities will be outdoors

 

Bear Safety Event Supporters:

Alberta Environment & Parks, M.D. of Foothills, Southern Alberta Land Trust Society, Bear Conflict Solutions Institute, Priddis-Millarville Residents Association, Millarville Racing & Agricultural Society, High Country Rural Crime Watch Association, Priddis Community Association, Margo Supplies Ltd.

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