New manual about the prevention of bear access to anthropogenic food remains

Easily accessible anthropogenic food sources are one of the greatest attractants for bears, that are therefore more likely to wander [...]

Illegal rubbish dumps detected with the help of telemetry

Within the C1 action, illegal rubbish dumps were detected, based on telemetry data of radio-collared bears, gathered in D1 action. [...]

Workshops for local inhabitants on the »hot-spots«

Because of the constant need of raising awareness about proper and consistent use of prevention measures, namely bear-proof garbage- and [...]

Bear-proof compost bins are fully effective, but proper anchoring is needed

The purpose of bear-proof compost bins is preventing bears from accessing anthropogenic organic remains and therefore from attracting bears to [...]

Cooperation with local experts on the hot-spots

On the »hot-spots«, areas, where bears wander near the human settlements most often, we started to locally address the problems [...]

“Safe grazing” – website about the measures for protecting property

Within the LIFE DINALP BEAR project, the new website “Safe grazing” was established. The purpose of this website is to [...]

About protection measures with AGRIDEA from Switzerland

Coexistence between human and large carnivores is a challenge for numerous countries worldwide, which is being confronted in various ways. [...]

Bear-proof garbage- and compost bins serve their purpose well so far

In spring 2017, we implemented some measures for reducing occasions of bear visits to settlements in Slovenia: the bear-proof garbage [...]

Press conference on bear-proof garbage containers

Municipality of Kostel is one of the first areas in Slovenia, where we implemented bear-proof garbage containers. At six locations, [...]

Bear-proof garbage containers for better coexistence with bears

In the springtime, after the denning period, bears start to search for food intensively. Attracted by garbage, compost piles and [...]