People, Dogs and Bears / Understanding the Black Bear

Location – Burnham Mansion Veterinary Services – Peterborough, Ontario. August 19, 2017.

What is hyperphagia?

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Hyperphagia – What is hyperphagia? Hyper is extreme activity or highly active. Phagia the suffix, has to do with eating. Hyperphagia with regards to a bear, refers to the need to eat continuosly. At this time of year, mid August … Continue reading

Learn about Bears & Wolves

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Bears and Wolves – Taking the “mis” out of Misinformation Join us at the Oxtonque Lake Community Center, August 2, 2017. Time – 7 to 9 PM – Near Algonquin Park and close to Huntsville, Ontario. First presentation – Understanding … Continue reading

Bears – They will keep looking for more:

Orphaned Bear Cubs Reunited – May 19, 2017

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Together again! These three little bears lost their mother. When the MNRF Peterborough District personal attempted to catch the cubs, one little guy ran away. Everyone was concerned knowing the little cub had little chance of survival. Wisely, the MNRF … Continue reading

Another bear cub given chance with help from MNRF.

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A call from a lady (south east of Barrie) to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Bear Reporting Line 1-866-514-2327 resulted in a quick response from the Aurora District MNRF Wildlife Techs. They worked all afternoon, into … Continue reading

Now is the Time!

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Now is the time! Put away bird feeders for the summer. Keep food garbage secured until you can have it properly disposed of. If you have garbage pick up, put garbage to curb as close to pick up time as … Continue reading

Students Learn About Bears via Facetime

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April 2017 – Mike of Bear With Us presents to elementary students near North Saanich, Vancouver Island, B.C. Three presentations, 300 students. Mike was not there. It was done via Apple Facetime. We can use Skype as well if Facetime … Continue reading

Orphan Bear Cubs, April 10, 2017- Update

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A few days ago, the ground was covered in snow. The warm sun, from the last two days melted much of the snow. The bear cubs (born in January) had their first outdoor adventure yesterday (April 9). Arlo and Thomas … Continue reading

Learn about Black Bears, April 20, Sudbury, Ontario

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Location – Sudbury, Ontario. FREE: Video/slide Presentation – “Understanding the Black Bear.” Doors Open at 6:30PM. Speaker is Mike McIntosh who works every day of the year, with black bears he has rescued (at times with the assistance of the … Continue reading