Bear-resistant garbage can defeats bear
Bear-resistant garbage can defeats bear

If you were ever looking for proof positive that bear-resistant garbage cans work we got a video you should check out. The following footage was posted by The Roaring Fork Valley Bear Coalition, proactive volunteer-based non-profit dedicated to reducing human-bear conflicts over a 50-mile corridor in Colorado.

Its shows a Kodiak KP95 bear-resistant garbage can donated by the non-profit working perfectly in the town of Aspen. If you live in bear country it is extremely important to take all necessary steps to avoid bears getting into your trash MORE INFO HERE:

ROARING FORKS VALLEY BEAR COALITION MISSION:

SAVING BEARS ONE TRASH CAN AT A TIME. BECOME A VOICE FOR BEARS! HELP US KEEP BEARS AND WILDLIFE WILD: 

  • Because we have the privilege to live in a prime black bear habitat, it is up to us to fundamentally change our behavior towards bears.
  • Protecting the lives of black bears by working on proactive measures is the most effective way to prevent and reduce negative bear-human conflicts.
  • Implementing innovative ways and solutions to get the public more engaged will ensure peaceful coexistence with black bears.
  • Offering free educational “Bear Aware” and  “Bear Wise” materials can help our community better understand bear behaviors.
  • By working alongside with CPW on “Bear Aware” and “Bear Wise” programs, connecting community, and partnering with local municipalities are of key importance to keep humans and our beautiful black bears safe. 
  • By offering retro-fit kits for existing trash cans to deter bears.

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