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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

Apr
18

Bear Puppet Show for Kids!

Dawn Spaeder performs a bear-themed puppet show for kids at the City of Durango Library on bears and human-bear conflict.
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.

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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