Bear Safety and Awareness

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  • Date
    Thursday, 12 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary South
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Calgary South
    710-19587 Seton Crescent SE
    Calgary South, AB

If you hike, bike, camp or run in bear country, check out this free bear safety clinic. It’s full of tips and advice for anyone who plays outside, and was created with help from experts at Parks Canada.

Skill level: beginner

Format: knowledge-based, small group class

You’ll learn

· Black bears vs. grizzly bears, and how to tell them apart

· What to do if you see a bear

· Where you’re at risk of encountering a bear

· Bear behaviour

· How to avoid bears

· Bear spray and other tools to keep you safe

Important notes

The advice we give in this clinic is a guideline, but MEC is not liable for the information provided.

Who’s teaching the clinic?

Our clinics are taught by friendly MEC staffers who are ready to answer any questions and share all the stuff they love about being outside. Everyone’s welcome!