News

Press Release: Spring has sprung and so have the bears.

Posted: April 3, 2019

As the weather changes from winter to spring, wildlife becomes more active. Bears have come into the valley and are […] Read More

Spring Bear Necessities Workshops

Posted: March 25, 2019

Join Revelstoke Bear Aware and Loki Tree Service for a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop. Date: April 17, 2019 at 6pm […] Read More

All are welcome at our AGM, on April 11, 2019

Our Annual General Meeting will be in the Macpherson Room at the Revelstoke Community Centre on April 11, 2019, 6:30 […] Read More

Bear Aware publishes its 2018 Annual Report

Posted: January 19, 2019

Executive Summary (for the full report please click here: 2018 Annual Report) 2018 was a progressive year for Revelstoke Bear […] Read More

All are welcome at our AGM, on March 15, 2018

Posted: February 23, 2018

Our Annual General Meeting will be in the Macpherson Room at the Revelstoke Community Centre on March 15, 2018, 6:30 […] Read More

Bear Aware publishes its 2017 Annual Report

Executive Summary (for the full report please click here: 2017 Annual Report) 2017 was a progressive year for Revelstoke Bear […] Read More

Bear Necessities: Grizzly Bear Conservation and Management in the Kootenays Workshop

Posted: September 19, 2017

Michael Proctor will be discussing grizzly bear management and conservation in the Kootenays. He will take you into the world […] Read More

All are welcome at our AGM, on April 20, 2017

Posted: April 14, 2017

Our Annual General Meeting will be in the Macpherson Room at the Revelstoke Community Centre on April 17, 2017, 7:00 […] Read More

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

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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