Friday, April 14 · 1pm – 2:30pm PDT Bear Safety & Coexistence Workshop

Join us for a bear safety and coexistence class at Paradise Valley Conservation Area, Woodinville, WA, with Defenders of Wildlife.

Farmer Frog  — 23210 Paradise Lake Road Woodinville, WA 98077

Friday, April 14 · 1pm – 2:30pm

TICKETS (limit 40 people)

Western Wildlife Outreach hosts Zoe Hanley, Defenders of Wildlife at Farmer Frog in the Paradise Valley Conservation Area Friday, April 14, 2023, 1:00-2:30.

This event will teach people how to share the landscape with black and grizzly bears. We cover bear biology, black and grizzly bear identification, what to do if you encounter a bear, and how to secure bear attractants around your home and campsite. We also explain how to use bear spray, bear spray first aid, and give participants a chance to try spraying a practice can themselves! 

The workshop includes: 

1. Presentation on

  • Bear biology and geographic range
  • Bear attractants
  • How to reduce attractants around your home and campsite
  • How to use bear spray

2. Outside bear spray demonstration. Attendees receive a FREE can of Counter Assault Bear Spray, a $60 value.

3. Back inside for bear spray first aid (if included) and more information about how to coexist with bears

4. Question & Answer

Dress for the weather in sturdy shoes for uneven land (boots recommended). Bring your own water bottle, there is water available on site. 

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Limited to 40 participants. TICKETS (limit 40 people)