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60-minute video on the biology, habits and management of black bears and steps to take to better coexist with black bears. Also contains a 15-minute segment devoted solely to the management of black bears in New Jersey.
An activity and information guide which includes what to do if kids encounter a bear.
Tell our biologists about any bears that you have seen. Please complete form, print and submit.
A brochure developed for those living, camping, hiking or fishing in bear country. Includes bear facts, how to minimize the likelihood of conflict and what to do if you encounter a bear.
Poster on being a good neighbor in bear country.
A "slide show" about black bears in the
Spanish version of the brochure to the left.
A coloring book produced in cooperation with Sussex County's 4-H Lions, Tigers and Bears Oh My! Club.
A Northeast Black Bear Technical Committee booklet explaining the rationale behind black bear management decisions and the utility of various management options, including those used by the Division of Fish and Wildlife.
A flyer distributed to residents of "bear country" with tips on how to manage their garbage.
Discover DEP is the official podcast of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. It will focus on the initiatives and efforts by NJDEP to protect the environment in the Garden State.