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Animal Encounters - How to stay safe Know before you go

Whether you’re a winter explorer, or you’re planning your spring and summer excursions, it’s important to have well-rounded preparation. Most of us remember to pack snacks, water, and necessary clothing. However, do you know what to do when you encounter wildlife in the midst of your outdoor exploration? Read on to learn how to stay safe during various animal encounters.

We’re going on a bear hunt

Actually, we hope you’re not. Bears are not to be messed with, and should not be hunted down. However, there is a chance you could encounter a bear unintentionally out on the trail. Bears are found on a vast part of the Northwest, and our trails just so happen to encroach on their land. So what should you do if [...]

Stay safe around Wildlife How to practice wildlife safety

Wildlife safety is vitally important both for you and for wildlife. You should be concerned not only about your own well-being, but the preservation of the environment wildlife calls home. It is true that most wildlife prefer to avoid humans; however, wildlife will attack when they feel threatened. Before we talk about precautions for specific types of wildlife, there are a few general rules of wildlife safety to follow.

Keep your distance

Coming home with that perfect may be enticing, but when it comes to wildlife it’s important to maintain your distance. When you’re exploring, stick to trails, especially in the early morning, evening or at night. Wildlife typically understands trails to be high human traffic areas and avoids them.

Distance is especially important if you run into young [...]

Stay Safe around Wildlife How to practice wildlife safety

Wildlife safety is vitally important both for you and for wildlife. You should be concerned not only about your own well-being, but the preservation of the environment wildlife calls home. It is true that most wildlife prefer to avoid humans; however, wildlife will attack when they feel threatened. Before we talk about precautions for specific types of wildlife, there are a few general rules of wildlife safety to follow.

Keep your distance

Coming home with that perfect may be enticing, but when it comes to wildlife it’s important to maintain your distance. When you’re exploring, stick to trails, especially in the early morning, evening or at night. Wildlife typically understands trails to be high human traffic areas and avoids them.

Distance is especially important if you run into young [...]

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