Bear & Wildlife Defence (Online)


As adventurists and professional outdoors people, we all know that working and playing in nature can be both fun and rewarding. But working in bear country isn’t without its risks. Silvercore’s online Bear and Wildlife Defence Course is a common sense program that will help you avoid dangerous encounters and provide you with strategies to survive aggressive run ins with predatory wildlife. To provide you with the best, Silvercore’s bear defence courses were created in partnership with James Gary Shelton, the bestselling author on bear behaviour. Many students choose to take this online course to complement their training in conjunction with Silvercore’s Bear Defence Shotgun Course.

The online course includes

  • Bear psychology
  • Bear and bear sign identification
  • Bear anatomy
  • Avoidance strategies
  • Encounter strategies
  • Bear attack survival tactics
  • Overview of bear protection devices including bear spray and firearms

Benefits include

  • Learn from the comfort of your own home
  • Increased availability to remote areas
  • Review the course material as many times as you wish
  • Created by a cadre of outdoor instructors and firearms experts
  • Access to Silvercore instructors for assistance and clarification throughout your training course
  • Receive a certificate of completion when you finish the course!

Online course fee

  • Only $59 CAD (+ GST)

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Student Testimonials

“Absolutely terrific and professional!!”
- Don
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