Posts Categorized: Grizzly bear

Grizzly Bear Yellowstone, ©Sandy Sisti

The Grizzly at my Door »

Last week, we shared an interview with Patti Sowka of the Living with Wildlife Foundation and the IUCN Bear Specialist Group Human Bear Conflict Expert Team, in which she gave us an inside look at what it takes for a product to be officially “bear-resistant.” Today, we have the story of the encounter that drove Patti to pursue a career in making it possible for bears and people to share the same landscape.

Grizzly bear, © Bill Keeting

Too Tough for Bears »

Bear-resistant trash cans and other tools can make the difference between a bear being captured or killed, and a bear passing by on its way to more safely-obtained natural food. But what exactly makes a container bear-resistant?