Now more and more people live, work and play in bear country. So the likelihood of bear encounters is rising. Yet human trauma, property damage or the needless killing of bears can be avoided.
BEARWISE bear safety training helps make your visits to grizzly, polar or black bear country safe for both you and the bears.
BEARWISE bear safety training empowers you through knowledge to allow you to prevent unwanted encounters with bears. Skills training helps you safely manage any encounters that do occur. Extensive scientific and traditional knowledge of bear ecology and behaviour and its relationship to human safety inform all training.
Bear Guards enhance human safety in work areas where risk of bear encounters is high. Guards take competent action to detect and monitor bears in the area and provide timely warnings to others. They also have the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively deter bears away from areas where people active and when necessary to quickly and humanely kill a bear that poses immediate risk to people.
BEARWISE Bear Guard Training is for all employees, designated individuals and contractors who wish to serve as bear guards. A bear guard may be a designated member of the field team or a full time position. Approach considers the potential hazards in the work vicinity.
BEARWISE bear safety site audits help clients keep bears and other wildlife away from their camps and work sites. Andy uses over 20 years of service to mining and exploration companies to readily identify potential problem areas. Site audits recommend practical solutions to secure employee safety and prevent property damage.
A BEARWISE final report highlights client actions that already contribute to a wildlife safe camp, provides background information, and captures succinctly all preventive and mitigation recommendations that the client has agreed upon for future actions.