Town of Ramapo, New York
Questions? call: 845-357-5100

Helpful Bear Information

DEC Presentation on Bears (10/14/2020) 

 

Below are multiple resources to help our residents stay safe. 

 • Reducing Human/Bear Conflicts

 • Ways to Secure Your Trash

 • Bear-proofing Trash Containers

 • Recommended Garbage Receptacles

 

HELPFUL BEAR WEBSITES:

 

https://bearwise.org/ - GOOD FOR RESOLVING BEAR CONFLICT

 

http://www.bearsmart.com/managing-communities/waste-management/ OR http://www.bearproofcontainers.com/index.html OR http://bearsmartdurango.org/?gallery=waste-management

- BEAR GARBAGE CONTAINMENT INFORMATION

 

https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/bbnathis.pdf - GOOD FOR BEAR BIOLOGY AND CONFLICT (New York State Dept. of Environmental Protection)

 

https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Wildlife/Nuisance-Wildlife/Living-with-Black-Bears - GOOD FOR BEAR BIOLOGY AND HOW TO LIVE WITH BLACK BEARS (Connecticut Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection)

 

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