Living with Wildlife

Bear Creek Council hosted a series of webinars in the Spring of 2021 on living with wildlife in Montana. Below you will find resources and safety tips for living with wolves, cougars and bears.

Living with Wildlife: Wolves

On Feb 17, 2021 Doug Smith (National Park Service) and Ty Smucker (Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Game) joined Bear Creek Council for a 90-minute educational webinar on wolf safety, behavior, and management plus a Q&A Session.

Download Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Guide to Living and Recreating in Wolf Country

Watch the full webinar:

Watch wolf safety tips:

Living with Wildlife: Cougars

On March 17, 2021 Jay Kolbe, Wildlife Biologist (Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks) and Dan Stahler, Wildlife Biologist (Yellowstone Wolf, Cougar, Elk Project) joined us for a webinar to discuss cougar safety, behavior and management, sharing their extensive knowledge about this elusive species. The webinar also featured a helpful Q+A session.

Watch the full webinar:

Watch cougar safety tips:

Living with Wildlife: Bears

On April 28th, 2021 Danielle Oyler (Bear Education Coordinator for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks) and Kerry Gunther (Bear Management Biologist for Yellowstone National Park) joined Bear Creek Council for a webinar to discuss bear safety, behavior and management. The webinar also featured a helpful Q+A session.

Watch the full webinar:

Bear safety tips coming soon!