What to Do if You See a Black Bear

PEEC’s Director of Interpretation Kristen O’Hara shares some quick tips on what to do if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood or while hiking.

Do you know what to do if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood or while hiking? Check out this video from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s Director of Interpretation Kristen O’Hara for some dos and don’ts!

Today is the first day of our week-long virtual Bear Festival! Stay tuned for more videos, blogs, and fun! Thanks to Century Bank for sponsoring this event.

If you’d like to learn more about bear communication and how you should respond to one, be sure to tune in for tomorrow’s live-streamed talk, called “Bear Speak,” from wildlife biologist and Wildlife For You instructor Daryl Ratajczak.

Learn more about PEEC’s Bear Festival and upcoming live events here.

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