Get Educated

The first thing a bear thinks about and his prime motivation is FOOD!

Black bears are generally docile

Black bears are smart

Black bears climb trees when frightened

Goverment policy

When a complaint is registered about a problem bear that involves a threat to personal safety, or property damage, a depradation permit is issued. A trap is set and ANY bear that enters the trap is destroyed.

People who create situations where bears get food, begin a cycle which usually results in the death of a bear.

Note: County ordinances throughout the Tahoe Basin require Bear Proof enclosures be installed and used properly whenever bears have gained access to garbage.

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