Bear Awareness Episode 45
August 27, 2009
This episode is about confrontations with bears while on the trail or at home. There have been many encounters with bears this summer; bears coming into the neighborhood or into the picnic areas. This podcast gives you a brief idea of what went on in the Southern California area this year, what the local wildlife personnel are doing about it and how you can prevent an unwanted encounter with a bear. I talk about bear food storage containers; how they are tested, who tests them and some of the field trial successes and failures.
Here are some links to bear resistant container manufacturers you might find useful:
Here is the link to the Sierra Interagency Black Bear group or S.I.B.B. please take the time to read all the information on their site as it is packed with useful and intertaining information about bears, food storage, and regulations