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Facebook & Twitter!

Facebook & Twitter!

Join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.

Local Ordinances

Local Ordinances

Learn more about city and county ordinances relating to bears getting into trash.

Electric Fencing for Bears

Electric Fencing for Bears

Keep bears out of chickens, bees, livestock, fruit trees and more with electric fencing.

Bear-Resistant Containers

Bear-Resistant Containers

City and county residents can find information for obtaining a bear-resistant trash container.

Report A Bear Sighting

Report A Bear Sighting

Have a bear in your area? Let us know about bear activity by reporting bear sightings.

Fruit Gleaning

Fruit Gleaning

Help us feed the community instead of bears! Fruit Gleaning info here.

Upcoming Events

May
2

Bird Feeder Exchange

Feed birds not bears by exchanging bird feeders for hanging flower pots that attract birds and not bears at AJ's Greenhouse, near Mercy Hospital.
May
05

Electric Fencing Demo

Gallagher Fence representative Dale Klotz will provide a demonstration on setting up electric fencing to deter bears. Local electric fencing vendors will provide set-up examples and will be on hand to answer your questions!
May
9

Bird Feeder Exchange

Feed birds not bears by exchanging bird feeders for hanging flower pots that attract birds and not bears at the City of Durango Library.
May
23

Bird Feeder Exchange!

In partnership with the Durango Botanical Society, Bear Smart Durango is offering for residents to exchange bird feeders for hanging flower pots that attract birds and not bears! May 23, Durango Farmers Market

From The Blog

Bear Hike_JUL 8

Bear Hike_JUL 8

Photos from the Bear Hike earlier this week. Attendees learned about...
Bear Smart on the radio

Bear Smart on the radio

Bear Smart Durango talks about bears and human-bear conflict on "Chamber...

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