Keep Bears Wild

About Us

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The North Shore Black Bear Society, a non-profit organization, works in partnership with local and regional governments and other groups involved with black bears and bear attractant issues. Our education program is delivered by dedicated volunteers across the North Shore of Vancouver in the following ways:

  • Providing information booths at public events
  • Making presentations to groups, including elementary schools, Guides and Scouts, summer camps and adult organizations
  • Canvassing neighbourhoods where there has been bear activity
  • Communicating with residents who have contacted us by phone or email about bear sightings and bear attractant management challenges
  • Hanging signs where bear sightings have been reported
  • Maintaining a data base on bear activity and bear attractants

The North Shore Black Bear Society has one paid permanent, part-time position. This position of Executive Director and Education Coordinator is held by Christine Miller. If you wish to volunteer, make a bear or attractant report, ask questions or request a display or presentation, please contact Christine at 604.317.4911.