Help Us Keep Bears Alive
The primary factor limiting grizzly bear recovery is human-caused mortality. Bears die when they get into trouble with people’s garbage, livestock, when they are hit by cars and trains or illegally killed. By preventing these conflicts we can keep bears alive and on the road to recovery.
Click the image to download a poster for the electric fencing incentive program to help us promote coexisting with grizzly bears.
Electric Fence Incentive Form 2013
Defenders of Wildlife will reimburse 50% of the cost of an electric fence (up to $500) for securing grizzly bear attractants, such as garbage, fruit trees and livestock, in eligible counties in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.