Exploring Bear Country

British Columbia is home to more bears than any other province in Canada, with an estimated population of 15,000 grizzlies and 140,000 black bears. The North Shore is 'Black Bear Country'. Our vast, dense, temperate rainforest is home only to the black bear, the smallest and most common bear species in Canada.

Join the North Shore Black Bear Society and learn Best practices for hiking, biking and camping in bear habitat. Includes understanding bear behavior, identifying bear sign, describing seasonal habits, avoiding surprise encounters, learning about bear safety tools and knowing what to do in an encounter.

What you’ll need to attend: a computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.

Registration required. Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.


Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm


  • All Ages