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Bear Aware publishes its 2016 Annual Report

Posted: February 8, 2017

Executive Summary (for the full report please click here) 2016 was a very active year for Revelstoke Bear Aware. There […] Read More

Press Release: A Beary Year in Review

Posted: January 6, 2017

  2016 was a very active year for Revelstoke Bear Aware Society. There were 638 reports concerning black bears reported […] Read More

Contractor required: Revelstoke Bear Aware Coordinator

Posted: April 11, 2016

Contract Description:- The mission of Revelstoke Bear Aware is to reduce human-bear conflict through education, cooperation and active management initiatives […] Read More

Bear Aware publishes its 2015 Annual Report

Posted: December 30, 2015

Executive Summary (for the full report please click here – 3.4 MB PDF download) The focus of Revelstoke Bear Aware […] Read More

Revelstoke Bear Aware hosts electric fencing workshop

Posted: October 14, 2015

Good fences make good neighbours. Given the new bylaw allowing the keeping of back yard chickens, it is important to be […] Read More

Gleaning Project looks to crowdfunding campaign

Posted: June 24, 2015

We are raising funds for an expanded Gleaning and Canning Project this year with local school students and community volunteers […] Read More

Revelstoke Bear Aware publishes it’s 2014 annual report

Posted: January 20, 2015

Did you know that there were 305 separate reports of bear activity in Revelstoke in 2014?  That the Gleaning Project […] Read More

Public Advisory

Posted: August 28, 2014

Due to the larger than usual number of bears searching for food in Revelstoke this season, we are issuing a […] Read More

Bear Aware warns Revelstoke residents to heed “Bear in Area” signs

Posted: July 13, 2014

    In the last few weeks there have been two separate incidents in Revelstoke where bears have either tried […] Read More

Rash of garbage bears in Revelstoke

Posted: June 27, 2014

Up until now there have been relatively few bear sightings in Revelstoke this season, and most of those have been […] Read More

Annual General Meeting

Posted: April 3, 2014

  Come out and see what Bear Aware is all about! 
Show your support for a fantastic local organization that […] Read More

Latest Bear Hazard Map (2009-2012 data)

Posted: February 1, 2014

This map shows areas of concentrated bear hazards derived from data gathered by Revelstoke Bear Aware and the provincial RAPP […] Read More

2013 Annual Report Summary

This annual report describes the activities and initiatives of the Revelstoke Bear Aware Society from January 1, 2013 to December […] Read More

2012 Annual Report

Posted: February 13, 2013

Revelstoke Bear Aware Society has now completed the 2012 Annual Report. This annual report describes the activities and initiatives of the […] Read More

The Bears Are Back In Town!

Posted: September 4, 2012

A recent rash of sightings suggest that bears are heading to town and adding backyard fruit to their diet. If […] Read More

Electric Fencing Workshop- August 8, 2012

Posted: July 5, 2012

Revelstoke Bear Aware is hosting an Electric Fencing Workshop this summer.  Learn about protecting chickens, bees, fruit trees or other […] Read More

Spring is here and the bears are out

Posted: May 18, 2012

Spring is here and the bears are emerging from their winter dens. The first bear sighting of the season was […] Read More

Revelstoke Bear Aware and Parks Canada Create Two New Maps

Posted: July 5, 2011

Revelstoke Bear Aware has been working with Parks Canada to develop two new maps for the City of Revelstoke and […] Read More

Spring Garbage Tagging Campaign

Posted: June 30, 2011

Bear Aware has been working on a “Garbage Tagging” campaign to remind residents that The City of Revelstoke Garbage Collection […] Read More

New Public Display Board

Posted: May 10, 2011

Revelstoke Bear Aware is pleased to have a new public display!

In the News: View Bear Sightings on Google Earth

Posted: May 6, 2011

Revelstoke Bear Aware Announces a New Google Earth Map to View Bear Sightings in Revelstoke Revelstoke Bear Aware Community Coordinator […] Read More

2010 Summary

Posted: December 10, 2010

2010 was a very busy year for bears in and around Revelstoke, with sightings reported in every neighborhood. There were […] Read More

Electric Fencing Workshop

Posted: November 25, 2010

On November 11, 2010, Revelstoke Bear Aware organized an Electric Fencing Workshop sponsored by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.  Gillian […] Read More

The Gleaning Project

Posted: October 25, 2010

The Gleaning Project gathers surplus fruits and vegetables from our community, helping to reduce bear attractants.  Residents with excess fruit […] Read More

Program Delivery in Photos

Posted: July 30, 2010

Pruning Workshop

Posted: May 25, 2010

Revelstoke Bear Aware, with in-kind support from the City of Revelstoke, held their first Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop in May […] Read More

A good year for bears, and for Revelstoke Bear Aware

Posted: January 2, 2009

2009 was a very successful year for bears in and around Revelstoke. This fall, I was often asked, “Where are […] Read More

The bears are awake

With warm weather and spring upon us, bears have left their dens to begin their search for spring vegetation, feeding […] Read More

Bears not welcome in the school yard

Posted: January 1, 2009

Revelstoke’s School District #19 has purchased six bear proof garbage cans, with an additional two purchased by Parks Canada. “Parks […] Read More

Bear resistant garbage bins are being tested in Johnson Heights

One Hour with a Grizzly. That’s what is required for a garbage can to pass the test. Recently, residential garbage […] Read More

Bear Hazard Map

Our Bear Hazard Map is now available, click here. The accompanying report is almost finalized.

2008 was a tough year for bears

Posted: January 1, 2008

The year 2008 was a tough year for bears in and around the Revelstoke area. Ten black bears and one […] Read More

Eleven dead bears in 2007

Posted: January 1, 2007

The 2007 season was a challenging year for bears in the Revelstoke area. The extreme heat in July, and lack […] Read More

Working toward Bear Smart status

To achieve status under the provincial Bear Smart Program, Revelstoke is required to meet seven criteria. The Bear Aware community […] Read More

Improving Revelstoke’s solid waste management

The Revelstoke Bear Aware Coordinator is part of the city’s waste strategy collection committee, which is looking at options to […] Read More

Newcomers to town

With the construction projects associated with the new Revelstoke Mountain Resort and the building of Turbine Five at the Revelstoke […] Read More

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