Bear & Wildlife Defence (Online)


Silvercore Training has partnered up with James Gary Shelton in the creation of it’s bear defence courses. James Gary Shelton’s bestselling books have become the authoritative text on bear behaviour and how to survive a bear attack. It has become essential reading for those who work in parks, forestry or anyone who plans to use the wild country on a recreational basis. Chapters include human/bear conflict history, bear biology, bear aggressive behaviour, predacious attacks and bear encounter survival strategies to name a few.

The online course includes:

  • Bear psychology
  • Bear and bear sign identification
  • Bear anatomy
  • Avoidance strategies
  • Encounter strategies
  • Bear attack survival tactics
  • An in depth look at bear protection devices including use of firearms

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You will require a high speed internet connection and a device capable to accessing the online training site. FireFox or Chrome Browsers are recommended as they are easy to install and have the modern features required to run the online multimedia materials.

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